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Sgt George Elliott Byers

Sgt George Elliott Byers

Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
Death 21 Mar 1918 (aged 27–28)
Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Burial Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot 11.B
Memorial ID 101026977 · View Source
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265202 Sergeant George Elliott Byers.
The Black Watch [Royal Highlanders]
6th Battalion.

His brother
Second Lieutenant Henry Elliott Byers
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry,
attached to the Royal Flying Corps
died in a flying accident, and was buried at
Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin.

In the 1911 census, the Byers family were living at Everton Avenue, off Ellesmere Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin.
Present were,
Henry Elliott Byers, aged 50, a Managing Salesman, Sewing Machine Trade, born in Co. Cavan.
Frances Hannah, his wife, aged 43, born in Co. Kildare,
They had been married 24 years and had 12 children, 11 of whom were alive.
Susan Jane, daughter, aged 23,
George Elliott, son, aged 21, a second division clerk, in H.M.C.S. Post Office.
Frances Mary, daughter, aged 19,
Henry Elliott, son, aged 17, a boy clerk, H.M.C.S. Inland Revenue.
Benjamin Elliott, son, aged 15,
Charles Victor, son, aged 13,
Elizabeth May, daughter, aged 11,
Walter Elliott, son, aged 10,
Esther Louisa, daughter, aged 7,
Gertrude Annie, daughter, aged 4,
William Elliott, son, aged 2,

All of the children down to Elizabeth, were born in Co. Kildare.
After her, all were born in Dublin City.

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[Of a plaque on his brother's grave in Dublin]
to the memory of
Sergt.1/6 Black Watch
who was killed in action
on 21st March 1918
at Raperie, near Bapaume
aged 28 years

He fought the good fight



  • Created by: John
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101026977
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George Elliott Byers (1890–21 Mar 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101026977, citing Beaumetz-les-Cambrai Military Cemetery No. 1, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .