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William BYRON

Regimental number2167
Place of birthPort Fairy, Victoria
SchoolTower Hill Public School, nr Koroit, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDrover and horsebreaker
AddressRoebourne, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Mrs Catherine Creber, West Kempsey, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Believed to have been recommended for a posthumous VC." (details from sister)
FateDied of wounds 2 June 1919
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death62
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row P, Grave 30), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parrents: Patrrick and Euphemia BYRON
Family/military connectionsNephew: 4575 Pte Roy MacPHERSON, 59th Bn, died of wounds, 3 September 1918.

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