BYRNE – Laurence 87th Fusiliers and 12th Regiment

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NameBYRNE – Laurence
Regiment (s)87th Fusiliers and 12th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1419 – 87th Fusiliers
2102 – 12th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th April 1840 / 18 years / Rathdrum Wicklow Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7.7/8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 9 years 11 months
Cape of Good Hope – 7 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 87 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th July 1861 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Arklow Wicklow Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Plymouth
1864-1897 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/5d per diem for service to Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England Date not known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Aughrim Rathdrum Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BYRNE Garrett
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
KALEY Cecilia
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CHINCHILLA or KINSLEY Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMartha B 1865 Western Australia
Thomas B 1867 Western Australia
D 1877 Western Australia
Mary Agnes B Western Australia
M CALLAWAY Francis 1885 Perth Western Australia
D 23rd March 1925 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Michael B 1869 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Cockburn Sound Willagee Swamp Lot 174
20 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Wednesday 3rd March 1897 – page 4
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd February 1897 Barracks St George’s Terrace Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
2nd May 1908 Perth Hospital Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPension increased in 1878 to 1/5d per diem then reduced to original rate when taken back into Enrolled Force six months later.

5th June 1883 joined as member of Enrolled Pensioner Guard.