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Robert James BYERS

Regimental number457
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDrill instructor
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Mary Byers, Beggs Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Previous military serviceInst'l Staff
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

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