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George Earnest BYRNE

Regimental number1888
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
Other NamesGeorge Ernest
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressCoonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Byrne, Coonamble, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1626 Pte Leopold Herbert BYRNE, 5th Machine gun Bn, killed in action, 1 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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