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James Francis Byrne

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Headstone of 2nd Corporal James Francis Byrne (10/3210). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEEB7243). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of 2nd Corporal James Francis Byrne (10/3210). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Byrne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3210 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1890 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 59 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.A. Byrne (mother), 59 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3210 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Byrne was the son of Mr. T. V. and Mrs. F. A. Byrne, of Kumara, New Zealand; husband of Olive Lilian Byrne, of 25, Caroline St., Wellington, New Zealand.

    Last rank held was listed as Temporary 2nd Corporal.

    Two of James' brothers, Charles Alfred (4/536) and Vincent John (4/535) also died in World War 1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM VI. B. 7. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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