|Born||23 Mar 1922||Bradford|
Roster information listed for Austin Byrne
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Induna||Steam merchant||Ordinary Seaman (DEMS gunner)||30 Mar 1942||U-376 (1)|
Austin Byrne was rescued from one of the lifeboats from Induna and did not loose any limbs. As far as he is aware he was the only survivor from his lifeboat that returned to active service with the Royal Navy. He later made a further trip to North Russia on the Fort McMurray, also made a trip from the US East coast to Southern Italy on a ship loaded with ammunition and served aboard a merchant ship supporting the Allied landings in the Normandy in June 1944.
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