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Full Name
George William Byres
Rank Last Held
Sapper
Forename(s)
George William
Surname
Byres
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
59315
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Telegraph cadet
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Byres (mother), Wellington Road, Marton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
32nd Reinforcements Divisional Signalling Company
Embarkation Date
22 November 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
75
Page on Nominal Roll
25
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers
Place of Death
Havrincourt, France
Date of Death
18 September 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
III. B. 14.
Biographical Notes
George Byres was the son of William and Marie Byres, of Wellington Rd., Marton, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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