The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Trooper Earnest Howarth

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Ernest "Ernie" HOWARTH

Ancestor's date of birth: 31/07/1877

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not available

Cause of Death: Died in the Boer War

Service Number: 373

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

Unit: NSW Citizens' Bushmen

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

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

Murray Page: 84

Contingent: Third New South Wales

Ship: Atlantian or Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 28/02/1900

Memorial details: Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Ceremonial Tree Plant at the National Arboretum Canberra.

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1900 - April 1901 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including defence of Elands River Post (4-16 August 1900), and in northern Transvaal, great De Wet hunt (February - March 1901) and advance on Petersburg.

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

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Lyn Hudson-Williamson

Relationship to Ancestor: Second Cousin 2X Removed


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