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John Patrick BYRNE

Regimental number7212
Place of birthBungaree, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPO, Berringa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs L Byrne, Berringa PO, Victoria
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 4 October 1916 - 7th Bn, 24th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 23rd Bn, 8 September 1917. Mortally wounded, 9 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2403 Daniel Joseph BYRNE, 39th Bn, killed in action, France, 24 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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