|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Address||Varna Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A Byers, Varna Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the South African War for 1 year 3 months.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||18th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/35/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||18th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Ceramic', 25 June 1915.
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
To hospital ill, Gallipoli Peninsula, 11 September 1915; admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 12 September 1915. Transferred to HS 'Nevaska', 13 September 1915 (dysentry); admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 19 September 1915; transferred to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 29 September 1915; to Anzac Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 13 October 1915; discharged to duty, 10 December 1915; rejoined unit, Tel-el-Kebir, 10 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 March 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 25 July 1916; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 26 July 1916; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 27 July 1916 (gun shot wound, left eye and nose). Embarked Rouen on HS 'Andrew' , 30 July 1916; and admitted to Lord Derby Hospital, Warrington; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 October 1916; discharged to duty, 3 November 1916; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 November 1916; granted furlough, 8 November 1916; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 22 November 1916; marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 April 1917.
Embarked Devonport on HT 'Runic' and commenced return to Australia, 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1917, for onward travel to 2nd Military District.
Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Sydney, 24 September 1917 (gun shot wound, left eye, and hysteria).
Died of Cerebral Tumour at Price Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, 3 May 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||43|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BYERS Samuel|