The AIF Project

David Joseph BYRNE

Regimental number5541
Place of birthBarcaldine, Queensland
SchoolCleveland St Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address118 Renwick Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Frances Byrne, 118 Renwick Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, Area 34B, erskinville, NSW.
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie BYRNE, 770 Botany Road, Alexandria, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format