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Patrick Thomas PYNE

Regimental number973
Place of birthWellington, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressStrathalbyn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinJohn Pyne, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, Strathalbyn Rifle Club; lived in Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane PYNE, Police Barracks, Adelaide. Native of Wellington, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2428 PTE Octavius John PYNE, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 17 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PYNE Patrick Thomas

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