The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private Andrew Paul

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Andrew Cameron Paul

Ancestor's date of birth: 19/03/1874

Ancestor's date of death: 04/06/1915

Cause of Death: Killed in action at Gallipoli.

Service Number: 173 (4VIB), 568 (2ACH)

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

Unit: 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen, 2 Bn Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): SGT, Date Effective: 01/09/1914

Murray Page: 264, 313

Contingent: Fourth Victorian and First Australian.

Ship: Victorian, Date of Sailing: 01/05/1900

Ship: St Andrew or Manchester Merchant, Date of Sailing: 12 or 26 February 1902

Memorial: Buried Shrapnel Gully, Gallipoli, VMR Memorial Melbourne, Australian War Memorial Canberra, Lone Pine Gallipoli.

Decorations: Queen and King's South Africa Medals with clasps, 1915 Star.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: May 1900 - June 1901 with the Victorian Imperial Bushmen in Rhodesia under Carington, west Transvaal under Cape Colony under Henniker including relief of Philipstown (11 February 1901), capture of Boer guns at Read's Drift (23 February), and capture of Boer patrol near Doornkloof (1 March 1901). March - May 1902 with 2 Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse on Natal border and west Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: Andrew enlisted on the 19 Aug 1914 at Adelaide in the AIF and served with the 3rd light horse until his death at Monash Valley, Gallipoli.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Raymond Phillip Steeples, Jingili Darwin NT
Relationship to Ancestor: cousin


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