BYRNE, Patrick Joseph
2719257 & 436106
Honours & Awards:
Sergeant Patrick Byrne was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe .
Post war service
- 27th May 1954 commissioned Lt. (Qr.Mr) in the Foresters .
- 29th January 1957 received a MiD in recognition of distinguished services in Cyprus for the period 1st July to 3lst December, 1956 .
- 2nd July 1959 promoted Captain (Qr.Mr.) Parachute Regiment .
- 20th October 1959 awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Military) (The Parachute Regiment ).
- 11th June 1960 appointed MBE (Parachute Regiment) .
- 2nd July 1965 promoted Major (Qr.Mr.) Parachute Regiment .
- 22nd January 1971 promoted Lt. Col. (Qr.Mr.) Parachute Regiment .
- 15th January 1975 retired from service .
 London Gazettes Supp. 37172, page 3594.
 London Gazettes Supp. 40221, page 3882.
 London Gazettes Supp. 40987, page 654.
 London Gazettes Supp. 41769, page 4618.
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