Herbert Horan BYRNE


BYRNE, Herbert Horan

Service Number: 115
Enlisted: 28 September 1914, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Moss Vale, New South Wales, 1878
Home Town: Braidwood, New South Wales
Schooling: Moss Vale Convent School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli - At sea aboard HS Gascon, 6 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at Sea
Memorials: "The Monument" Cloncurry, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cloncurry & District, Cloncurry War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 115, Townsville, Queensland
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 115, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 115, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
6 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 115, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...115 Private Herbert Horan Byrne, 15th Battalion. A miner from Marrickville, New South Wales, prior to enlistment on 28 September 1914, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ceramic on 22 December 1914 for Gallipoli. Pte Byrne was wounded in action at Gallipoli and died of these wounds aboard Hospital Ship Gascon on 6 May 1915. He was aged 36 years. His brother, 4079 Corporal Lawler Sutton Byrne, died of wounds received in action on the Western Front, France, on 3 September 1918." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)