Name on ROH (2): A.A. RYE, A.A. RYRE
Also named on Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.
Brother of 223 Sergeant Edward Rye.
Alfred Rye was among the first Australians to land at Gallipoli. He received a serious gunshot wound on 24th May and was evacuated to the 15th Australian General Hospital at Heliopolis where he died of his wounds two weeks later. He was only 19.
25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign.