Francis Joseph BEIRNE

Regimental number2040
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRockbourne Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Beirne, Rockbourne Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 12 May 1917. Taken on strength, 42nd Battalion, 26 January 1917. Wounded, 3 July 1917.
FateDied of wounds 8 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death5 July 1917
Age at death19
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 204), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal