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Daniel Joseph BYRNE

Regimental number2403
Place of birthYankee Flat, Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School, Navigators, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallarat East PO, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinAunt, Mary Byrne, Ballarat East PO, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 June 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 83), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Bridget BYRNE. Native of Yankee Flat, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7212 John Patrick BYRNE, 23rd Bn, died of wounds, Passchendaele, Belgium, 7 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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