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Trooper Benjamin Mann

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Benjamin Fairfax Mann

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 10/03/1938

Cause of Death: TBA

Service Number: 87

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

Unit : 2 NSW MNTD RIFLES

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 01/01/19

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 117

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: Custodian or Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 17/05/1901

Memorial details: buried at Field of Mars cemetery, Eastwood NSW

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: No details provided.

Reasons to go and fight: No details provided.

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in west then east Transvaal

Service and life after the Boer War: No details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Phillip John Mann, Greystanes NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant:Warren Bruce Mann, Castle Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Margaret Miriam Mann, Greystanes NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter in law

 


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