The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Private Frederick Knox|
Name of Ancestor: Frederick Knox
Ancestor's date of birth: 27/07/1861
Ancestor's date of death: 1933.
Cause of Death: Not stated
Service Number: 461
Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided
Unit: 3rd Victorian Bushmen
Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service (he was no spring chicken)
Murray Page: 247
Contingent: Third Victorian
Ship: Euryalus, Date of Sailing: 10/03/1900
Memorial details: Detail not provided.
Awards/Decorations: Queens South Africa Medal with clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.
Details of service in war: From April 1900 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including skirmish at Koster River where six killed (22 July 1900), and in northern Transvaal including Elands River (4-16 August 1900). Invalided to Australia arriving 12 September 1900.
Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided.
Name of Descendant: Frederick Farrington, Bright VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson