BYRNE / BYRN – John 45th Regiment and Cape Mounted Rifles

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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters

South Africa Medal

Died on wreck of Emma


NameBYRNE / BYRN – John
Regiment (s)45th Regiment and Cape Mounted Rifles
Regiment Number (s) – / 2029
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th July 1842 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 19 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 24 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th August 1863 / Canterbury England
Campaign Medals1853 Kaffir War Medal
Intended Residence at
Care of Staff Officer Pensions Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1863 2nd Dublin
1865-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1824 St. Marks Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 23rd August 1867 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1867 At sea wreck of “Emma” off Dirk Hartog Island Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information