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Ernest James BYRNES

Regimental number2038
Place of birthCoraki New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Henry Byrnes, Iron Pot Creek via Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 376 Lance Corporal Patrick Andrew BYRNES, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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