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Thomas Byrne
Birth: Dec., 1866
Death: Mar. 15, 1944

Sudanese River War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he served during the River War in the Sudan as a Private in the 21st Lancers. On September 2, 1898, he turned back in the middle of a cavalry charge to go to the assistance of a Lieutenant in the Royal Horse Guards, who had been dismounted, disarmed, and attacked by several Dervishes. Although Private Byrne was wounded, he attacked the Dervishes and received a second wound, but enabled the Lieutenant to make his escape. He is buried just across the path from Joseph Conrad. (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) 
 
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  Bridjet Byrne (____ - 1939)*
 
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Burial:
Canterbury City Cemetery
Canterbury
City of Canterbury
Kent, England
Plot: MJ 22
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Mar 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8481913
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Rest in peace.
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