The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Private George Waterton

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: GEORGE WILLIAM THOMAS WATERTON

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1878

Ancestor's date of death: 25/03/1933

Cause of Death: UNKNOWN

Service Number: #29 2QMI and #481 5QIB

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: BRISBANE

Unit: QMI and 5QIB

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 503 and 460

Contingent: 2nd and 5th

Ship: Detail not provided Date of Sailing: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: UNKNOWN

Personal Characteristics: UNKNOWN

Reasons to go and fight: UNKNOWN

Details of service in war: FIRST ENLISTED WITH 2QMI BEFORE INVALIDED BACK TO BRISBANE AUGUST 1900. RE-ENLISTED (481) WITH 5QMI AND INVALIDED BACK TO AUSTRALIA AFTER SEVERELY WOUNDED AT ONVERWACHT ON 4TH JANUARY 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: ENLISTED IN 1916 AND POSTED TO FRANCE IN MACHINE GUN BATTALION BUT WAS REPATRIATED BACK TO BRISBANE AFTER SUFFERING FROM GAS ATTACKS. OBTAINED A SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BLOCK AND SETTLED IN CLONTARF ON THE REDCLIFFE PENINSULA IN QUEENSLAND

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: JAMES FRANCIS PASCOE, OXLEY BRISBANE QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: GRANDSON


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