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Private Frederick Knox

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Frederick Farrington, Bright VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

 


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