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Norman Watkin BYRNE

Regimental number2466
Place of birthPaddington, New South Wales
SchoolPaddington Junior Technical Schol, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFive Dock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs. C. Byrne, West Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22-27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 48), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Thresa BYRNE, 15 Windsor Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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