The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Trooper Albert White

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Albert Joseph White

Ancestor's date of birth: 28/07/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 17/01/1951

Cause of Death: Acute Infective Hepatitus

Service Number: 122

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD Place of Enlistment: Allora Queensland

Unit: 1st Contingent QMI A Company

Rank attained in Boer War: Private, Date Effective: 01/11/1899

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Not Provided

Murray Page: 452

Contingent: A Company First Contingent

Ship: Cornwall Date of Sailing: 01/11/1899

Memorial details: Not Supplied

Decorations: None

Personal Characteristics: As my father died when I was 10 years old, he was a very good and kind father.

Reasons to go and fight: Patriotic

Details of service in war: Served at Sunnyside, relief of Douglas Relief of Kimberlay and Paardeberg, Polla Grove and Drifontein and the occupation of Bloemfontein after joining 2nd and 3rd Companies in many more battles.

Service and life after the Boer War: Not Provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Noel White, Raceview Ipswich, QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: Son

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