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Peter Byrne sixteenth regiment of lancers service number 366
« on: Thursday 24 September 20 15:11 BST (UK) »
The above is my three times great grandfather he was born about 1803 in the area of Dublin dolphin barn
He signed in 1822 and went straight to India he was discharged in 1838 due to ill health it didnít help that he drank excessively so the discharge papers say
Is it possible anything survives about him except the discharge papers which Iíve seen but theyíre mostly to do with money not really about anything personal
He was married to a
Eliza Kelly and his first child born about 1840 but I have no details of this wedding or birth
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Re: Peter Byrne sixteenth regiment of lancers service number 366
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 24 September 20 15:31 BST (UK) »
I presume you have downloaded all fifteen pages, so I would say that you have everything there is.
CHOULES All ,  COKER Harwich Essex & Rochester Kent 
COLE Gt. Oakley, & Lt. Oakley, Essex.
DUNCAN Kent
EVERITT Colchester,† Dovercourt & Harwich Essex
GULLIVER/GULLOFER Fifehead Magdalen Dorset
HORSCROFT Kent.
KING Sturminster Newton, Dorset. MONK Odiham Ham.
SCOTT Wrabness, Essex
WILKINS Stour Provost, Dorset.
WICKHAM All in North Essex.
WICKHAM Medway Towns, Kent from 1880
WICKHAM, Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Re: Peter Byrne sixteenth regiment of lancers service number 366
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 24 September 20 15:32 BST (UK) »
The discharge papers you have seen are typical of what survives (when they do survive!) from that era so it is unlikely that there will be any other military records of use. He will be listed in the regiment's muster (pay) books for the period he served with them but these are simple listings of names and will only confirm what you know already about his service.

For interest perhaps the history of the 16th Lancers can be read on line here:
https://archive.org/details/cihm_48350/page/n15/mode/2up (click the pages to turn them)

No sign of a marriage/birth in the army overseas marriages/births.

MaxD

PS - crossed with Jebber - agree
Double  Essex/Suffolk
Randle/Millington Warwicks
Sokser/Klingler Austria/Croatia


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Re: Peter Byrne sixteenth regiment of lancers service number 366
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 24 September 20 15:44 BST (UK) »
Jebber and MaxD
Thank you so much for the replies
I know Iím so lucky to have the papers just hoped there may be more
I will read the history of the lancers with great Interest in the hope of putting meat on the bones of Peter whoís got paid half a crown on joining the army
Thanks for looking re the Marriage
MaxD Iím scratching my head over it

Thank you both