The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Lance Corporal August MAIER

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: August Frederick William MAIER

Ancestor's date of birth: 03/10/1870

Ancestor's date of death: 01/05/1956

Cause of Death: Urinary infection

Service Number: 46

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW Place of Enlistment: Newcastle

Unit: NSW Army Medical Corps

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): WO1, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Murray Page: 22

Contingent: 1st NSW AMC

Ship: SS Kent, Date of Sailing: 28/10/1899

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Very intelligent, well informed, sober, obedient. A brave man on the field and well disciplined

Reasons to go and fight: To serve his country

Details of service in war: Detail not provided

Service and life after the Boer War: WWI 7th Light Horse, Service Number 3546 WWII NSW Police Reserve

Note: Murray page number 22 misspelt his surname with an 's' on the end.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Stewart Cosmann Kostlin Mitchell, Mount Riverview NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

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