Speaker: Wayne Bastow
Topic: ‘Private Ernie Myers of Rye: killed in France in WW I.’
Source: Australian War Memorial Collection
2490 Private (Pte) Ernest Samuel Gordon Myers, 5th Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of Rye via Dromana, Vic, aged 24. Pte Myers enlisted on 13 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Osterley on 29 September 1915. He died of wounds on 16 November 1916 at Pozieres, France.