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Michael Ambrose BYRNE

Regimental number3246
Place of birthAppin, New South Wales
SchoolSt John's (Catholic) School, Auburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAuburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Byrne, Cumberland Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVaire Wood, France
Age at death24.8
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, grave No. 2), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie BYRNE, "Venita", Cumberland Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Native of Appin, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle: 5307 George Henry BENNETT, 26th Bn, died of wounds, Rouen, France, 20 April 1917.

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