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Percy Thomas BYRNES

Regimental number56
Place of birthEidsvold Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNyah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Byrnes, Nyah, Victoria
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1056 Corporal Leslie Garrett BYRNES, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1973
Age at death80
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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