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David Gordon BYRNE

Regimental number7450
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
SchoolState School, Dimboola, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Haines, Dimboola, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, grave No. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma BYRNE. Native of Dimboola, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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