BYERS Edmund

Edmund BYERS 1921 – 1942

1040977 Leading Aircraftman Edmund Byers, Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve died 10 July 1942 aged 20.  He is buried in St. Catherine’s [Victoria Lawn] Cemetery, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada [1] and commemorated on the West Auckland War Memorial and the Memorial to the Church Lads Brigade in St. Helen’s Church.

Family Details

Edmund Byers was born 1921 [2] the son of John and Mary Byers and brother to Joan.  In 1939, the family lived at 5 Irene Terrace, West Auckland and John worker as a farmer and general blacksmith.[3]

Service Details

The service details of Leading Aircraftman Edmund Byers have not been researched.

Burial

Leading Aircraftman Edmund Byers is buried at grave reference section A. Division 2 Row 3 Grave 1, St. Catherine’s [Victoria Lawn] Cemetery, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada. The cemetery contains 30 burials from World War Two. [4]

Photo courtesy of UK & Ireland Find a Grave website

Memorial to the Church Lads Brigade in St. Helen’s Church

REFERENCES

[1] Commonwealth War Graves Commission

[2] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2007 Vol.10a p.540 1921 Q4 Auckland

[3] 1939 England & Wales Register Note – there may be another sibling.

[4] Commonwealth War Graves Commission