The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Corporal George Dennis|
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
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.
Name of Descendant: Anthony Grant Dennis, Jamieson VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson