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James Thomas Byrne

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Byrne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 56903 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W. Byrne (father), Evans Flat, via Lawrence, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56903 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 Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      163 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: England
    Embarked Wellington, 26 July 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 24 September 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ General Hospital, Codford, 26 September 1917; taken on strength of Command Depot, Codford, from hospital, 29 September 1917.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ General Hospital, Codford, 15 October 1917; taken on strength, Command Depot, Codford, from hospital, 19 October 1917.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ General Hospital, Codford, 11 December 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 9 January 1918.
    Discharged on furlough, 23 February 1918, to report to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 2 March 1918.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ General Hospital, Codford, 7 May 1918 (synovitis); discharged to Discharge Depot, Torquay, 6 November 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Ayrshire', 25 December 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, 12 December 1918; discharged to duty, 20 December 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War service), 21 January 1919.
    Total war service: 1 year 258 days (of which 1 year 152 days was abroad)
    Medal: British War Medal
    Died of pulmonary tuberculosis. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • HMNZT 90. Te karere : the message : H.M.N.Z.T. no. 90. [1917]. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 26 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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