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Corporal George Allingham

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: George Robert Allingham

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 1950s

Cause of Death: Heart Failure

Service Number: 2527

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Sydney

Unit: 3rd NSW Imperial Bushman

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: Detail not provided

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

Murray Page: 148

Contingent: Regiment formed at Klerksdorp 4th May 1901. 5th NSW Contingent

Ship: Custodian, Date of Sailing: 17/03/1901

Memorial details: War Memorial Armidale NSW

Decorations: QSA 4 clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: He was wounded at Ponogola Bush SA, June 1901 and Invalided to Australia 2 November 1901.

Service and life after the Boer War: Owned Tilbuster Station

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: George Phillips Coats, Narrabeen NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: My Wife's Grandfather

Name of Descendant: Elizabeth Mary Manuel, Mosman NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: He was my grandfather


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