|Place of birth||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|School||Public School, Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||11 Henry Street, Tighe's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, George Byrne, c/o AWA, Florence Street, Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||Outtersteene Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 42), Bailleul, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Jane BYRNE, AWA Hall, Port Pirie, South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Found guilty, Ferry Post, 16 January 1916, of being absent from defaulters' parade, and insolence to an NCO: awarded 28 days' detention with hard labour.
Rejoined unit from detention, 16 February 1916.
Transferred to 5th Division Artillery, 15 March 12916; taken on strength, 15th Field Artillery Brigade, and posted to 57th Battery.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 June 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 27 January 1917.
Admitted to 35th Field Ambulance, 27 April 1917 (septic left ankle), and transferred to 8th Field Ambulance; to 6th General Hospital, 5 May 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 6 May 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 23 May 1917.
Found guilty, 9 July 1917, of being absent without leave, 9 pm, 2 July, to 10 pm, 3 July 1917: awarded 72 hours' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 5 days' pay.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 6 September 1917 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 8 September 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 16 December 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 103 days.
Rejoined unit, in the field, 27 December 1917.
Wounded in action, 29 March 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of wounds (gas poisoning), 29 March 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BYRNE George|