|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||23 Weston Road, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19.4|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Byrne, 23 Weston Road, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/37/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||20th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 5 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 31 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916.
Transferred to 1st Bn, 25 November 1916.
Transferred to 20th Bn, 4 December 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 January 1918; admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 21 January 1918, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train 23, 23 January 1918, and admitted to 56th General Hospital, Etaples; transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot, 10 April 1918; to 10th Convalescent Depot, 13 April 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 19 April 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 14 May 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918 (debility); disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919, to await transport to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: debility), 11 April 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Macquarie Park Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BYRNE John Lawrence|