The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Trooper Frederick James

Ancestor Details

Name of ancestor: Frederick William James

Ancestor's date of birth: 1877

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided.

Cause of Death: Unknown

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Unknown

Service Number: 104

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

Unit: 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1901

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

Murray Page: 116

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

Ship: Custodian, Date of Sailing: 02/03/1901

Memorial details: Interred California USA

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with five clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in west then east Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 4 June 1902. Left Australia with my Great Aunt, Elvira James to live Berkely California USA.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Ken Schrader, Sutherland NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson


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