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Soldier profiles

Name : BYRNE, THOMAS FRANCIS
Service Number : VX72653
Date of Birth : 11/11/1913
Place of Birth : BAIRNSDALE, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 20/01/1942
Locality on Enlistment : NORTH CARLTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BYRNE, MARY
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CRAFTSMAN
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : NEW GUINEA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 22/09/1943
Age at Death : 29
Community Roll of Honour : SWAN REACH (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. C1. D. 11. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 22/09/1943 / NEW GUINEA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6114089 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Death notice (The Argus 30/10/1943)

Background : Son of William James Byrne and Margaret Byrne; husband of Mary Byrne, of New, Victoria.