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Walter BYRNE

Regimental number3211
Place of birthBomballaway, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Murwillumbah (?), New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Robert Byrne, Murwillumbah, Tweed River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Robert and Elizabeth BYRNE, Tyalgum, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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