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Corporal Charles Attrill

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Charles Henry Attrill

Ancestor's date of birth: 1871

Ancestor's date of death: 16/05/1945

Cause of Death: Passed on after a short illness

Service Number: 226

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

Unit: B Squadron 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: Not known

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

Murray Page: 188

Contingent: Second Australian

Ship: Columbian, Date of Sailing: 22/05/1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with SA02 clasp.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: This splended Battalion had no chance to of dispalying it's capabilities as it arrived after the end of the war. A brief Garrisson duty in Newcastle,Natal and Durban.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia on 1 July 1902. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Joy Esmae Giamboi, West Ryde NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: Great Niece

 


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