The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private George Carney

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: George Carney

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 105

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

Unit: NSW Imperial Bushmen/3 NSW Imperial Bushmen

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

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

Murray Page: 104/151

Contingent: 3rd NSW

Ship: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Buried Macksville NSW cemetery

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia, Transvaal and Cape Colony Clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1900 - April 1901 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including defence of Elands River Post (4-16 August 1900), and in northern Transvaal, great De Wet hunt (February - March 1901) and advance on Petersburg.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Robert Leslie Carney, Toogum QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: grandson

Name of Descendant: Edna Barnes, Scotts Head NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter


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