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Trooper Charles Jennings

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Charles Edwin Jennings

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/04/1878

Ancestor's date of death: 01/10/1948

Cause of Death: Old age

Service Number: 1020

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Braidwood

Unit: B Squadron, 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

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

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

Murray Page: 123

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales.

Ship: Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 15/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with OFS, TVL, 1901 and 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and east Transvaal including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 3 June 1902. Joined NSW Police Force. stationed at Hurstville NSW became a sergeant.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Stephen Charles Jennings, Rapid Creek, Darwin NT
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Garry Edward Jennings, Lake Cathie, NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Jennifer Lynne Molesworth, Auburn NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great grand daughter

Name of Descendant: Ralph David Jennings, Port Macquarie NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: SON

Name of Descendant: Jeffrey William Jennings, Gloucester NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: grandson

Name of Descendant: Andrew David Jennings, Gloucester NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Kim-Sheree Haschek, Forster NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great grandaughter

Name of Descendant: Raymond Sydney Green, Howard, QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Rhonda Lois Grainger, Engadine NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Granddaughter

Name of Descendant: David Scott Grainger, Robina QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great grandson

Name of Descendant: Cameron Scott Grainger, Robina QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Lachlan James Grainger, Robina QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Joshua Ronald Grainger, Robina QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Mark William Grainger, Sutherland NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great grandson

Name of Descendant: Ashleigh Michelle Grainger, Sutherland NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Granddaughter

Name of Descendant: Ryan William Grainger, Sutherland NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Grandson

 


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