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John Blane BYRNE

Regimental number6704
Place of birthGnoke, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMunition machinist
AddressCoolamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Mr M Byrne, Tara, Ariah Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [6720] Lt Evelyn Stewart BYRNE, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1970
Age at death79
Place of burialKangaroo Flat Cemetery, Victoria

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