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Private George Douglas

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: George Henry Allen Douglas

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: 1943

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 31588(SH) 2205(5 ACH)

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

Unit: 2nd Bn Marquis of Tullabardine's Scottish Horse and 4th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Light Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment

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

Murray Page: 319

Contingent: Second Australian

Ship: Travelled privately to South Africa for service in the Scottish Horse.

Ship: Templemore, Date of Sailing: 26/03/1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with four clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: For the Empire

Details of service in war: From 15 February 1901 until 14 September 1901. With Scottish Horse at the heroic Defence of the Guns at Bakenlaagte. No service seen with the Australian Commonwealth Horse.

Service and life after the Boer War: Passed away 1943. Descendents at that time were Wife, three sons and two daughters

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Neil William Mangels, Middleton TAS
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

 


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