Constable Andrew BYRNE

Exposure/Pneumonia

Shepherdstown

20 May, 1897

 

Constable Byrne is thought to have died from pneumonia caused by exposure to the elements during a lengthy bush patrol. No other details of the incident are known as yet. Prior to joining the New South Wales Police Force he spent six years in the Irish Constabulary.

 

The constable was born in 1857 and had joined the New South Wales Police Force on 5 July, 1882. At the time of his death he was probably stationed at Shepherdstown or Adelong.

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