The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Frederick James|
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.
Name of Descendant: Ken Schrader, Sutherland NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson