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Arthur BYRNE

Regimental number718
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJockey
AddressAlice Street, East Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Byrne, Alice Street, East Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Messines from 7-11 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1428 Gunner Henry BYRNE, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 2777 Pte Albert Thomas BYRNE, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 December 1958
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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