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Bernard Albert Byrne, American soldier. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, July 1, 1902, “for gallantry at Bobong Negros, P.I., July 19, 1899”.

Background

Byrne, Bernard Albert was born on October 19, 1853 in Newport Barracks, Kentucky, United States. Son of Major Bernard Myles and Louisa (Albert) Byrne.

Education

Educated Columbian (now George Washington University.

Career

Albert Barnitz, February 11, 1892. Appointed from District of Columbia, Second lieutenant 6th Infantry, October 15, 1875. Promoted through grades lieutenant colonel 28th Infantry, June 15, 1906.

Retired at own request, over 30 years’ service, July 13, 1906.

Connections

Married Bertha, d.

father:
Major Bernard Myles Byrne

mother:
Louisa (Albert) Byrne

spouse:
Bertha