10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Charles Eyre was born in Sligo about 1897. He was the son of Mary Elizabeth Eyre. The 1901 census records him as living in Corvanaghan, Ballynasollus, Tyrone with his great grandfather. He was 5 years old. He was for many years employed in Cookstown as an undertaker’s assistant with Mr. John Mayne and was an active member of Cookstown Boy’s Brigade. By 1911 he was living at 25 Church Street Coleraine. Lance Corporal Charles Eyre was killed in the advance at the Somme on 1 July 1916. He was 19 years old.