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Trooper Henry Green

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Henry Bernard Green

Ancestor's date of birth: 07/01/1883 Wellington NSW

Ancestor's date of death: Not known

Cause of Death: Not Stated

Service Number: 1514

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW Place of Enlistment: Wellington

Unit: 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles E Squadron

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): PTE, Date Effective: 01/02/1917

Murray Page: 136

Contingent: Fifth NSW Contingent

Ship: British Princess, Date of Sailing: 21/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided.

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: He was a Engine Fitter by trade at the time of the outbreak of the war. Height 173 cm, weight 66 kg (1917).

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and East Transvaal including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1902).

Service and life after the Boer War: Served 1917 - 1918 with No 2 District Guard, Australian Military Forces. Regimental no 229, rank private.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Laraine Goodworth, Point Clare NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Step Granddaughter

 


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