Byrne, Joseph


War Service:
Private 9058 JOSEPH BYRNE of 4th battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds in Lewisham on 16 May 1915, aged 18.

He is buried in Ladywell cemetery where his name is recorded on the wall of Commonwealth War Graves plot in Ladywell cemetery listing those whose graves have no headstone. He was the first soldier to be buried from Lewisham Military Hospital 19 May in the Roman Catholic section. [The Kentish Mercury [picture] 28 May 1915]

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Lewisham Military Hospital memorial outside University Hospital Lewisham.

He was born in Dublin.

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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