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Corporal George Dennis

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: George Henry Fizroy Dennis (Known as Fizroy Dennis)

Ancestor's date of birth: 03/1875

Ancestor's date of death: 1953

Cause of Death: Age Related

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Son of George Dennis he had served five years in the Senior Cadets. Lived at Williamstown and worked as a prospector.

Service Number: 11

Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Melbourne

Unit: 2 Troop A Squadron 6th Australian Comonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 1902?

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

Murray Page: 326 (Dennis F)

Contingent: Third Australian

Ship: Menelaus, Date of Sailing: 16/05/1902

Memorial details: Buried in Williamstown VIC

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Nil.

Personal Characteristics: Height 163 cm, of fair complexion with brown eyes and hair.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: He arrived in South Africa after the war had ended.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 7 August 1902 on the Britannic. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Anthony Grant Dennis, Jamieson VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

 


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