Private Noel Norbert Obre Myers

Service number 4782
Birth Date 1899-10-05
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, East Guildford
Death Date 1916-11-03
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Noel Norbert Obre Myers (4782, 28th Battalion) was born on 5 October 1899 at East Guildford, Western Australia. He was still at school when he enlisted in February 1916. Noel was reported missing after the battle of Flers, only two days after joining the battalion. He was later reported killed in action on 5 November 1916. He was 17 years 1 month of age. Noel is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. One brother, Corporal Lancelot Obre Myers, was wounded at Gallipoli and Fleurbaix. Another brother, Sergeant Oswald Louis Myers, served with the 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment.



Date of birth 05 October 1899
Date of enlistment 16 February 1916
Date of embarkation 17 April 1916
Date of death 03 November 1916
Date of fate 03 November 1916