The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Corporal Cecil Holmwood|
Name of Ancestor: Cecil Archibald Holmwood
Ancestor's date of birth: 28/03/1880
Ancestor's date of death: 11/04/1945
Cause of Death: Details not provided.
Service and Life Before the Boer War: Details not provided.
Service Number: 178
Colony or State of enlistment: TAS, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided
Unit: 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 01/03/1902
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service.
Murray Page: 563
Contingent: Fourth Tasmanian
Ship: Chicago, Date of Sailing: 27/03/1901
Memorial details: Details not provided.
Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Details not provided.
Reasons to go and fight: Details not provided.
Details of service in war: May 1901 - May 1902 in Cape Colony.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 5 August 1901 on the Britannic. No further details provided.
Name of Descendant: Lynne Nicol Lavers, Burleigh Waters QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand-daughter