The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Trooper Albert Beaumont

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Albert August Beaumont

Ancestor's date of birth: 03/07/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 23/07/1977

Cause of Death: Old Age

Service and Life Before the Boer War: No details provided

Service Number: 457

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: New South Wales Citizens' Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 23/11/1900

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 83

Contingent: Third New South Wales

Ship: Atlantian, Date of Sailing: 28/02/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia and Transvaal clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Station Overseer

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1900 - April 1901 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including defence of Elands River Post (4-16 August 1900), and in northern Transvaal, Wounded and missing at Molopo River 12 October 1900, Invalided to Australia, 23 December 1900.

Service and life after the Boer War: Married 18 June 1906 at Glebe NSW Australia to Lydia H Mauger and had twelve children.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Roslyn Allen, Buff Point NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: 1st cousin 3X removed


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