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Sergeant  John Byron (1810..........)

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  • Born : c 1810
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  • Occupation : Soldier / Cord Wainer
  • Date Arrived : 4 April 1843
  • Ship Arrived on : " North Britain "
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  • Rank on Discharge : Sergeant
  • Date of Army Enlistment : 19 Dec. 1825, aged 17
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  • Transfered : 11th Regiment
  • Regimental # : 551
  • Date Discharged Army : 6th Feb 1851, aged 41 yrs 8 mths
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  • Where Discharged :Sydney
  • Died : 28th June 1881  
  • Where Died / Buried : Waverley Cemetery CofE Section 2 grave 440
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    History & Achievements :
    Trade; Cord Wainer
    Size; 5 ft 5 ins
    Complexion; Fair. Eyes; Grey. Hair; Sandy.
    Sergeant No.551 99th Regiment of Foot
    29 Jan 1835 Corporal
    28 Nov 1836 Sergeant
    6 Mar 1839 Was tried by Court Martial "For being drunk on duty and fighting in
    barracks"
    6 Mar 1839 Reduced to Private
    18 Jan 1840 Corporal
    1 July 1840 Sergeant
    1 April 1841- - - - June 1841 Dublin
    July 1841 Sept 1841 Rochester
    Oct 1841 Dec 1841 Chatham England
    The 99th sailed to Australia by detachments during 1842
    Jan 1842 March 1842
    Jan 1843 June 1843 NSW
    July 1843 Sept 1843
    Confined 5th May 1843, Sentenced to be reduced to Private.
    Payed in England to 28 Aug, on full rations 7 Sept.
    Oct 1843 Nov 1843 Guard Parramatta
    Dec 1843 Windsor
    Jan 1844 March 1844 Convict Guard on Convict Ship 'Maitland'
    22 Jan 1844 8 Feb 1844 Sydney - - - Norfolk Island
    April 1844 Sept 1844 Norfolk Island
    Jan 1845 Dec 1845 Sydney
    Jan 1846 March 1846 2 Days in Hospital Sydney
    July 1846 26 Oct 1846 Guard Sydney
    27 Oct 1846 Dec 1846 Private to Corporal
    Jan 1847 Dec 1847 Moreton Bay
    Son Robert born June 15th Brisbane
    Baptised July 11th
    Jan 1848 March 1848 Moreton Bay
    April 1848 May 1848 Moreton Bay to Sydney
    Authorised to wear 2 Dist J marks
    from 15 Dec 1847
    July 1848 Sept 1848 NSW
    Nov 1848 Dec 1848 in Hospital 4 days
    Jan 1849 Dec 1849 Provost employ Van Diemans Land
    Jan 1850 Sept 1850 Provost employ Hobart
    Jan 1851 March 1851 on Pass NSW to 11th Regiment from
    April 1851
    1 April 1851 30 June 1851 11th Regiment on furlough waiting
    discharge
    On his discharge papers dated 6th Feb 1851, aged 41 yrs 8 mths. Total service 23 yrs 8 mths of which 6yrs 9 mths in Mauritus, 7 yrs 1
    mth in the Australian Colonies and 9 yrs 10 mths at Home
    Discharged 30th Nov 1851
    John BYRON died 28th June 1881 and is buried at Waverley Cemetery CofE Section 2 grave 440

     

     
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