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Jacob Walter "Wally" Byron
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1894
Death: Dec. 22, 1971

Olympic Gold Medalist (1920 Ice Hockey). Wally Byron was the goaltender for the Winnipeg Falcons, who represented Canada at the first Olympic ice hockey competition in 1920. Byron was also active in baseball and worked for Anglo Canadian Oil of Brandon, Manitoba. Wally had been a member of the Falcons prior to enlistment into service for World War One. Upon his return he rejoined the Falcons and was with the team when it left for Antwerp, Belgium, and Olympic glory. Byron primarily played for Winnipeg over the 1920s but ended his career with Prince Albert in the early 1930s. Wally Byron is a member of the Manitoba Sports Wall Of Fame. He died in the city of his birth, Winnipeg. 
 
Burial:
Brookside Cemetery
Winnipeg
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada
 
Created by: 1weasel
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14566568
Jacob Walter Wally Byron
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