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Private Henry Legge

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor:Henry Percy Legge

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/11/1871

Ancestor's date of death: 10/10/1945

Cause of Death: Cholaemia Infective Hepatitis

Service Number: 42

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided.

Unit: Army Medical Corp NSW

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No details of post war service traceable.

Murray Page: 21

Contingent: December 1899 - December 1900 in Cape Colony, Free State, and Transvaal.

Ship: Kent, Date of Sailing: 28/10/1899

Memorial details: Detail not provided.

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.

Details of service in war: From December 1899 in Cape Colony, Free State, and Transvaal. Invalided back to Australia, arriving 30 August 1900.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: George Legge, Melbourne VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew


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