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Private Hubert Seton

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Hubert Addington Amiel Cariston Seton

Ancestor's date of birth: 26/05/1875

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 278

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

Unit: New South Wales Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 1899

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

Murray Page: 98

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

Ship: Armenian, Date of Sailing: 23/04/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Queensland Grazier, Educated the Kings School Parramatta listed on the honour Role serving in the Boer War

Reasons to go and fight: Strong family Military Traditions

Details of service in war: May 1900 - May 1901 in Rhodesia and west Transvaal including capture of de la Rey's convoy and guns at Wildfontein (24 March 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Peter Cariston Fitzhardinge-Seton, MIttagong NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: My Senior Paternal Uncle


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