The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private Francis Freitas

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Francis Joseph Freitas

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

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1940

Cause of Death: Natural

Service Number: 706

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Sydney?

Unit: 6 Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Not provided

Murray Page: 102

Contingent: 6 Imperial Bushmen

Ship: Atlantain/Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 28/02/1900

Memorial details: Rookwood, Sydney

Decorations: Not provided

Personal Characteristics: Not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Not provided

Details of service in war: Not provided

Service and life after the Boer War: Went into politics became alderman for Lidcome in Sydney, has three streets named after him.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Francis Joseph Freitas, Lake Munmorah NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: Great grandson

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