Merchant Navy. British
|Born ||26 May 1917||Liverpool|
|Died ||15 Jan 1942||(24)|
Roster information listed for Michael Byrne
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Coimbra||Steam tanker||Fireman and Trimmer||15 Jan 1942 (+)||U-123 (1)|
Personal informationSon of Michael and Frances Byrne, of Liverpool. He was one of five survivors from Coimbra who were rescued from a raft by a whaleboat from USS Mayrant that transferred them to USS Rowan, but died of exposure and shock shortly after the rescue and was buried at sea on 16 January 1942.