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Private Daniel Wanless

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Daniel Wanless

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1865

Ancestor's date of death: 30/12/1912

Cause of Death: unknown

Service Number: 262

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

Unit: 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

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

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

Murray Page: 515

Contingent: Sixth Queensland

Ship: Victoria, Date of Sailing: 4 April 1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: King's South Africa medal with 1901 and 1902 clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: May 1901 - April 1902 in eastern Transvaal and Free State.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 17 June 1902 on the Devon. No other details provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Ellen Paton, Seven Hills NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Niece

 


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