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Thomas Ernest BYERS

Regimental number3017
Place of birthTunnack, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tunnack, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressTunnack, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Byers, Tunnack, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Clara BYERS. Native of Tunnack, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3018 Corporal William BYERS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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