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William Bernard BEIRNE

Regimental number2562
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
SchoolClonbinane (via Wandong) State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHall porter
AddressWandong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss L Beirne, Wandong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death25 July 1916
Age at death18.7
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plit I, Row O, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Barbara H. BEIRNE. Natie of Wandong, Victoria

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