John Daniel Byron
Late of Ryde
NSW Goulburn Police Academy / Police Training Centre – Redfern / Police Training College – Penrith / Belmore Barracks Class # ? ? ?
NSW Police Cadet # ????
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 1290
Service: From 12 January 1922 to 23 November 1926 = 4 years Service
Rank: Commenced Training at / as ? Police Academy Police Cadet on ? ? ?
Probationary Constable- appointed 12 January 1922
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank = Constable
Retirement / Leaving age: = 29
Time in Retirement from Police: ?
Awards: National Medal – granted ? ? ?
1st Clasp to National Medal – granted ? ? ?
2nd Clasp to National Medal – granted ? ? ?
Died on: 23 November 1926
Event location: Sydney Hospital
Event date: 23 November 1926
Funeral date: 24 November 1926
Funeral location: St Marys Cathedral
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Buried at: Field of Mars Cemetery
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DEATH OF CONSTABLE JOHN DANIEL BYRON (1897 to 23 NOVEMBER 1926) No. 1290
John Daniel Byron was born in 1897 in Maclean, NSW. He married Violet Ivy Chalk about 1921. It appears that they did not have any children.
John Daniel Byron was sworn in as a Probationary Constable of the NSW Police Force c on the 12 January 1922. He was attached to Ryde.
Constable Byron reported to Sergeant Dobbie that he thought he had influenza. Sergeant Dobbie sent him to a Doctor who directed him to go off duty. Sergeant Dobbie got him some medicine. When his condition worsened Sergeant Dobbie arranged for him to be admitted to Sydney Hospital
Constable Byron of Ryde died in the Sydney Hospital of pneumonia on the 23 November 1926. He was 29.
The funeral took place on the 24 November 1926 at St Marys R.C. Cathedral prior to the departure to the Field of Mars Cemetery. The Police Band met the motor funeral at Cressy Road and the Great Northern Road. Floral tributes were laid from the Ryde and Burwood Branches of the Police Association.
The pall bearers were Constable Flitcroft, Booth Bentley, Wilson, Goodwin and Wells. The parade was under the direction of Inspector Tracey.
He was a member of the Loyal Ryde United Friends Lodge of the MUIOOF.
No. 1290 was previously issued to Constable James Coan in 1863.
1927 ‘DEATH OF CONSTABLE BYRON’, Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 – 1954), 8 January, p. 7. , viewed 23 Nov 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article195187610