PERSONAL DETAILS  Thomas BYRNE
Birth date and place c. 1821, Ferns, Wicklow, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
31 Singleton Road, Preston, Lancashire, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse Catherine ?
Children John 1856 Wigan, Lancashire.
Death date and place 7 May 1885 Greenough, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate Letters of Administration: 29 Dec 1888. Probate: 15 Jan 1889 Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3458-1889-182].
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment. 1 Nov 1844 transferred to
31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment. 1 Apr 1846 transferred to
50th (The Queens Own) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2768 Private.
Attestation date and place 11 Dec 1840, Dublin, Dublin.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Gunshot fracture of right tibia received at Inkermann.  Unfit for further service.
Sent home 24 Mar 1855.
Regimental Courts Martial Tried at Calcutta 29 Dec 1847 for habitual drunkenness.
Sentence 20 days imprisonment and loss of 1 d. per diem.
Imprisoned 22 Dec 1847 to 17 Jan 1848.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 24 Jul 1855 Fermoy.
Length of Service 14 years 201 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1544/76.
Post Discharge Residence Preston.
Post Discharge Pension District Preston (1855). Bolton (1856). Bermuda (1863).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. per diem 1874.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 28 Mar 1889 Victoria Loc. 10X Bootenal (grant to son).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.