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Private Arthur Single

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Arthur Percy Creswell Single

Ancestor's date of birth: 21/04/1869

Ancestor's date of death: 17/10/1943

Cause of Death: Old age.

Service Number: 623

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

Unit: NSW Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post boer war service

Murray Page: 100

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

Ship: Armenian, Date of Sailing: 23/04/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided.

Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia, Transvaal and SA 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: May 1900 - May 1901 in Rhodesia and west Transvaal including capture of de la Rey's convoy and guns at Wildfontein (24 March 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Revd Fr Peter Edwards, Somerville VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: cousin

 


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