The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Lieutenant Grantley Fitzhardinge|
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
Name of Descendant: Peter Cariston Fitzhardinge-Seton, MIttagong NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Cousin