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John Henry BYRNE

Regimental number1317
Place of birthRavenswood, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Mary Howard, William Street, Howard, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Howard, William Street, Howard, Queensland
Enlistment date23 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 December 1914 - 9th Bn, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 9th Bn, 7 May 1915.
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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