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Eugene Alexis Byrne
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1888
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1909
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA

Cadet Eugene Byrne, Class of 1910, age 22, died from an injury sustained while playing in the 1909 Army-Harvard football game. His death resulted in the West Point superintendent cancelling the remainder of that year's football season, including the Army-Navy game. Cadet Byrne's funeral service was held on November 2 in the Catholic chapel and burial took place in the post cemetery with full military honors and the entire corps of cadets in attendance.

Brother of Louis Thomas Byrne (USMA 1914. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Byrne (1840 - 1909)
 
 Sibling:
  Eugene Alexis Byrne (1888 - 1909)
  Louis Thomas Byrne (1892 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: GLA3
Record added: Jan 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82976375
Eugene Alexis Byrne
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Eugene Alexis Byrne
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Eugene Alexis Byrne
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