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James Byrne
Birth: 1822
Death: Dec. 6, 1872

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the 86th Regiment, Royal Irish Rifles. On April 3, 1858, at Jhansi, India, Private Byrne assisted an officer of his regiment in removing, another officer whom was severely wounded under heavy enemy fire. They took the injured man to a place of safety and in doing so Private Byrne was wounded. For courage in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal and later achieved the rank of Sergeant. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Glasnevin Cemetery
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland
Plot: Garden Section: JF 236
 
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Record added: Jul 24, 2003
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