He was the son of James Pyper and Annie Pyper. In 1901 the family lived in house 9, Ballygilbert, Bangor, Co. Down. Pyper is described as a bank Official.
The National Archives records a Medal Index Card as follows:
North Irish Horse, 1783, Private
Following the creation of Northern Ireland, the Belfast Banking Company sold all its branches (and staff) to the Royal Bank of Ireland. This may explain why the Pyper detailed below came to be residing in Royal Bank House, Rathmines.
There is a T W Pyper buried in
Headstones: DUBLIN, Mount Jerome Cemetery, Part 1, Dublin.
In Memory of THOMAS WATERS PYPER, Royal Bank House, Rathmines, died 28th November 1944 and of his wife, KATHERINE EILEEN PYPER, died 11th March 1977, their daughter, AILEEN ANN (PEGGY) ROBINSON, died 25th Aug. 2005. "Till day break".