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Trooper Edgar Howard

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Edgar Vincent Howard

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1960

Cause of Death: Stroke

Service Number: 1895

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

Unit: B Squadron, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 128

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

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

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: 1901-1902 Battles involved in were Harrismith Drive, Eastern Transvaal, Eastern Orange River Colony. Departed Capetown 4th May 1902 arrived Sydney, Australia 3rd June 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name: Ronald Howard, Charlestown NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Son

Name of Descendant: Alice Evans, Warner's Bay NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant Vickie Ponman, Glendale NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Maree Gilday, East Gosford NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Trent Ponman, Glendale NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grand Son

Name of Descendant: Tarian Dixon, Shannons Flat NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Relationship to Ancestor: Great granddaughter


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