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William Joseph BYRNE

Regimental number5542
Place of birthMetung, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTimber hewer
AddressSwan Reach, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Byrne, Swan Reach, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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