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Private Benjamin Scard

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Benjamin Scard

Ancestor's date of birth: 23/03/1880

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 276

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Warren?

Unit: NSW Imperial Bushmen

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Details of subsequent service not provided

Murray Page: 129

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

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

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with 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: Eileen Hundy, Lidcombe NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great niece

 


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