BYRNE – Thomas 40th 31st and 50th Regiment

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31st Regiment Huntingdonshire Colours

40th Somersetshire Regiment

50th Regiment Cap Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Inkerman & Alma Clasps


Name BYRNE – Thomas
Regiment (s)40th, 31st and 50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) ? / ? / 2768
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th December 1840 / 19 years 2 months / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
Not yet known
Information missing from discharge document
Overseas Service/DurationDischarge document shows all service at home.  Although it is known that he was wounded by gunshot in Crimean War at Inkerman – Fracture of right tibia.
Length of Service14 years 201 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1855 / Fermoy Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Intended Residence at
Preston Lancashire England
Pension Districts1855 Preston
1857 Bolton
1862 Bermuda
1863-1885 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of BirthOctober 1821 Ferns Wexford Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
BYRNE Patrick
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BARRY or NOLEN Catherine
c1818 Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of Marriagec1854 Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn Thomas B c1856 Wigan Lancashire England
D 25th May 1901 Greenough Western Australia
Greenough Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Victoria Lot 10
20 acres – Bootenal Greenough granted to son 28th March 1889
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th May 1885 Greenough Western Australia
Greenough Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Possibly 1908 York Western Australia
Will or ProbateLetter of Administration SROWA Cons 3458 1889/182
Further InformationAppears on 1861 English Census.  Residence 31 Singleton Road Preston Lancashire England