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Sergeant Frederick Brewster

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Frederick Vincent Brewster

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: C1940

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Service Number: 122

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

Unit: 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen

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

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

Murray Page: 563

Contingent: Fourth Tasmanian

Ship: Chicago, Date of Sailing: 27/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: From May 1901 in Cape Colony

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Tasmania on 11 Aug 1901. Moved to Melbourne about 1912.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Lesley Margaret Sealey (nee Brewster), Berwick VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand-daughter

Name of Descendant: Geoffrey David Brewster, Chain of Lagoons TAS
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Andrew David Brewster, Berwick VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Lewis Brewster, Berwick VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great, Great Grandson

Name of Descendant: Robert Eric Millman, Strathpine QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Nephew

 


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