Byrnes, Carl Augustus: Service no. 823743

CVWM Page

Digitized Service Record

Source: Regimental Rouge

Dear Son, I often sit and think of you, when
I am all alone.
For memory is the only friend that grief can
call its own:
Like ivy on the withered oak, when all things
else decay.
My love for you will keep green and never
fade way.

swont_mem_book_018

PTE. CARL AUGUSTUS BYRNES Pte. Carl Augustus Byrnes, enlisted May, 1916, with the 142nd Batt’n. Transferred to 18th Batt’n. Killed at Lens, Aug. 15, 1917. Age 20 years. From his bereaved Mother, Brothers and Sisters.

31829_B016725-00912

“Killed in Action” He was killed by shell fire during an attack on the many enemy trenches at Lens.

277189a.gif;pvc1d5b1006f675f98 277189b.gif;pvf4369b95de8c4e69 doc1964685 doc2066362 doc2066404 doc5698794

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s