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Arthur Montague

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Name of Ancestor: Arthur Montague

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1868

Ancestor's date of death: 23/07/1899

Cause of Death: Enteric (Typhoid) at Victoria West in Cape Colony

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Lived in Sydney and Grafton, NSW. Listed in the NSW Sands directory as "Artist" in Leichhardt 1888

Service Number: Not allocated

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Sydney

Unit: Military Stores Department Kimberley

Rank attained in Boer War: Served as a Civillian

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No post Boer War Sewrvice

Murray Page: Not recorded in Murray

Contingent: Travelled privately to South Africa

Ship: Not known

Memorial details: Not recorded on a memorial

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: NIL

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: Worked in the Military Stores Department Kimberley

Service and life after the Boer War: DEATHS - Montague, - 23 July at Victoria West, Cape Colony, South Africa. Arthur Montague, aged 35. Leaving a widow and three children, residing at Grafton. - Evening News, Sydney 25 Sep 1902
A tribute to the memory of my dear husband, ARTHUR MONTAGUE, who died at Brackpoort, South Africa, July 23rd, 1902. Inserted by his wife and children - Clarence & Richmond Examiner, 25 Jul 1903

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Glen Lambert, South Hurstville
Relationship to Ancestor: 2nd great nephew

 


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