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Michael BYRNE

Regimental number474
Place of birthRivershead, Newfoundland
SchoolHigh School, Rivershead, Newfoundland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRiverhead, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John W Byrne, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas on a ship at Port Melbourne in June 1915 when he left to enlist.
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth BYRNE, Riverhead, Harbor Grace, Newfoundland

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