Byrnes, Carl Augustus: Service no. 823743 CVWM Page Digitized Service Record Source: Regimental Rouge Find-A-Grave 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. 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. “Killed in Action” He was killed by shell fire during an attack on the many enemy trenches at Lens. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInPrintTumblrPocketPinterestTelegramWhatsAppSkypeLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.