Joseph Byrnes

Died =>29 October 1885

Force => Cumberland & Westmorland Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>34

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

After a violent struggle he was shot in the head and fatally wounded when, unarmed and knowing other officers had already been shot, he attempted to arrest three armed burglars whom he confronted alone at Plumpton.