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John Samuel BYRNE

Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRelief officer, Railways
AddressRailway Station, Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Hallett Byrne, Railway Station House, Merrilla, Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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