The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Major Frederick Howland

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Frederick Henry John Howland

Ancestor's date of birth: 02/02/1863

Ancestor's date of death: 18/09/1952

Cause of Death: Died after a long illness, exact cause not known.

Service Number: Officer - no number

Colony or State of enlistment: SA, Place of Enlistment: Mt Gambier

Unit: 1st (South Australian Mounted Rifles)

Rank attained in Boer War: MAJ, Date Effective: 05/09/1900

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): COL, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Murray Page: 213, 214, 343, 344

Contingent: First (South Australian Mounted Rifles) Contingent

Ship: Detail not provided, Date of Sailing: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's Medal with 5 clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: November 1899-October 1900 in northern Cape Colony, Free State and in east Transvaal; part of Australian Regiment November 1899-April 1900, converted to mounted rifles December 1899, joined to 2nd SA Mounted Rifles April - October 1900

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: John Maxwell Fox, Noarlunga SA
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson

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