• The Byrnes of Coolamon

Five of the eight sons of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. Byrne, of Gymbowen, have donned khaki; two of the others are married, and the third is in delicate health. The Byrne brothers are farmers near Coolamon, and formerly lived in the Wimmera district, Victoria. They are all good rifle shots - E. S. in particular, for he holds a V.R.A. medal and numerous other prizes. Sydney Mail Wednesday 15 November, 1916.