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Lionel James BYRNE

Regimental number2042
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
SchoolState School, Rushworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTaylor Street, Rushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Selina Golden, Taylor Street, Rushworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLa Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 3), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Selina BYRNE, Taylor Street, Rushworth, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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