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James BYRNE

Regimental number2435
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Augustine's (Catholic) School, Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address535 Little Lonsdale Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Byrne, 535 Little Lonsdale Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 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 as a result of accident 18 January 1917
Place of death or woundingPerham Downs, England
Place of burialTidworth military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 44), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary BYRNE, 535 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

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