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Lieutenant Grantley Fitzhardinge

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Grantley Berkeley Fitzhardinge

Ancestor's date of birth: 30/12/1873

Ancestor's date of death: 13/12/1905

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: Officer, no mumber.

Colony or State of enlistment: South Afrca

Unit: Kitcheners Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: LT, Date Effective: 1900

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

Murray Page: Not applicable

Contingent: Not applicable

Ship: Travelled privately to South Africa

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen and King's South Africa medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Educated the Kings School Parramatta, Listed on the Honuor role as serving in the Boer War. Living in Wagga Wagga NSW in 1899.

Reasons to go and fight: Family traditions of Comunity Service

Details of service in war: Unit formed 6 February 1900 chiefly from men who found their way to South Africa from various parts of the world. Served throughout the war in Cape Colony, Transvaal and Free State.

Service and life after the Boer War: Admitted Supreme Court NSW as Solicitor 1897

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Peter Cariston Fitzhardinge-Seton, MIttagong NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Cousin

 


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