Son of Richard & Bridget Byrne née O'Brien of 36 Roe St, Belfast. His father was Colour-Sergeant 5th R Irish Regiment. Died at the War Hospital, Sheffield. CWGC wrongly uses number 29537. Buried in Sheffield St Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery Yorkshire.
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Son of James and Anastatia Smith née Saunders of Wexford.
James Smith and Anastatia Saunders were married in Wexford where they had three children. They left Wexford for Liverpool around 1882, where their son Michael was born. They returned to Wexford around 1885. James was born in 1890.
His Battalion was part of 87 Brigade, 29th Division that attacked Beaumont Hamel 01/07/1916. This is likely when James was wounded in the head by a shell. He was evacuated to Sunderland Infirmary where his sister Bridget took care of him until he died 29/07/1916.
James is buried alongside his brother , Michael in Ford cemetery, Liverpool.