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Private Charles Hull

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Charles Walter Hull (Recorded in Murray as George Hull)

Ancestor's date of birth: 26/01/1869

Ancestor's date of death: 06/01/1901

Cause of Death: Enteric Fever

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Detail not provided.

Service Number: 294

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Queensland

Unit: Third Contingent, Queensland Mounted Infantry

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 01/03/1900

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive the Boer War.

Murray Page: 473, 541

Contingent: Third Queensland

Ship: Duke of Portland, Date of Sailing: 01/03/1900

Memorial details: Granite headstone, Church Street cemetery, Pretoria; grave 487. Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal, and South Africa 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: From April 1900 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including relief of Mafeking (16-17 May 1900), defeat at Koster River (22 July 1900) and defence of Elands River Post (4-16 August 1900), and in northern Transvaal including battle of Rhenoster Kop (29 November 1900), and advance on Pietersburg.

Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive the Boer War.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Bruce Hull, Sandy Bay TAS
Relationship to Ancestor: Nephew of husband of third great aunt

 


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