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Private Herbert Carpendale

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Herbert Victor Carpendale

Ancestor's date of birth: 03/04/1869

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1927

Cause of Death: Not Known

Service Number: 63

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

Unit: Queensland Mounted Infantry

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 01/01/19

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

Murray Page: 461

Contingent: 2nd Queensland Contingent

Ship: Maori King, Date of Sailing: 13/01/1900

Memorial details: Buried in Johannesburg South Africa

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: March 1900 in Free State, west and east Transvaal; joined to 1st Qld Mounted Infantry April - November 1900, part of Australian Mounted Infantry Brigade November 1900 - March 1901.

Service and life after the Boer War: He remained in South Africa after the war and he is buried in Johannesburg South Africa.

Note: Herberts brother Ernest Charles Carpendale was in charge of a party of remounts to Africa for the British Army in 1899. He is thought to have remained there during the conflict before returning to Australia. He died in Dalby Qld 29th July 1958. Herbert's other brother Clarendon Coulson Carpendale he is believed to have gone to the Boer War and afterwards tried his hand as a glod prospector" He dies in Vancover Cananda 23rd July 1957. Only Herbert is in the records of Australians who served.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Sandy Macfie, Heatley QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Nephew

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