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William Edward BYRNES

Regimental number3981
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School (Glen Innes? Inverell?), New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressByron Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, P J Byrnes, Byron Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Tunbridge Wells Hopital, England.
FateDied of disease 30 January 1918
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialTunbridge Well Cemetery (Section C, Row 5, Grave 17), Kent, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick James and Eliza Jane BYRNES, Lawrence Street, Inverell, New South Wales

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