The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Sergeant Francis Macnish

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Francis St Clair Macnish

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 124

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Darling-Western Downs Qld

Unit: 7th Commonwealth Horse

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

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

Murray Page: 533

Contingent: A Squadron

Ship: Custodian, Date of Sailing: 19/05/1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: After arriving in Durban SA on the 22nd June 1902 and peace having been declared they did not proceed any further than Newcastle Natal. Embarked on 28th June 1902 from Durban in the transport Manchester Merchant. They arrived at Albany WA on the 18th July 1902 and Brisbane 2nd August,they were disbannded in Brisbnane on the 9th August 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Colin and Pearl Fenwick, Corinda QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: Great Cousin

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