|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Upper Stratton, Swindon, England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, John Alfred Eyres, Liffey Crescent, Island Bay, Wellington|
|Previous military service||Served in No 4 Field Ambulance, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Trentham|
|Rank on embarkation||Sergeant|
|Unit name||New Zealand Expeditionary Force, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 10th Reinforcements to 2nd Battalion, F Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 61 Aparima on
|Final rank||Lance Corporal|
|Final unit||2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Tyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel No 7), Belgium|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Alfred and Annie Eyres, 22 Queen Street, Petone, Wellington|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 19 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 25 October, and marched into Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 December 1916; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 3 March 1917, and posted to A Company.
Reverted to the ranks at own request, 3 March 1917.
Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 26 March 1917 (scabies); transferred to Northumbrian Casualty Clearing Station, 29 March 1917; rejoined unit, 18 May 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 August 1917.
Reported wounded and missing, 12 October 1917.
Court of Enquiry, 27 April 1918, concluded: 'Killed in action, 12 October 1917.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||Nominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 38, p. 30
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 21001672
The NZEF Project, UNSW@ADFA, 2003-2015