Major Gerard Byrom Corry Irvine, Indian Infantry, who died of wounds received on an Eastern front on May 15, was the eldest son of the late Inspector General G. J. Irvine, R.N. He was gazetted to the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment on May 4th, 1901; was attached to a Devonshire Regiment, and served in the South African War, receiving the Queen's and King's Medals, with five clasps. In 1906 he joined the Indian Army, and served with the 9th Bhopal Infantry, being severely wounded in October, 1914. Major Irvine was a nephew of Mr. C. E. Irvine, Enniskillen.
Additional CWGC Information:
Son of the late Surg. Gen. Gerard J. Irvine (R.N.) and Mrs. Irvine; husband of Maud Andree Cameron (formerly Irvine), of The Old Manor, Nevendon, Wickford, Essex.
Date of Publication:
Friday, July 27, 1917