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Frederick John BYRNE

Regimental number52809
Date of birth28 February 1896
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorsebreaker
Addressc/o Louis O'Brien, Messington Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11.75"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr James Byrne, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1918
Place of enlistmentWangaratta, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BYRNE Frederick John

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