The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Isaac Bewley|
Ancestor's Name: Isaac Bewley
Ancestor's date of birth: 1880
Ancestor's date of death: 01/02/1902
Cause of Death: Enteric Fever and Pneumonia
Service and Life Before the Boer War: He was born in Murrurundi, NSW the son of Issac and Sarah Ann Bewley. He was one of eight children on enlistment he was a railway porter.
Service Number: 1353
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Sydney
Unit: 'E' Squadron, 3rd NSWMR
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 01/03/1901
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive the Boer War.
Murray Page: 135, 205
Contingent: Fifth New South Wales
Ship: British Princess, Date of Sailing: 21/03/1901
Memorial details: Bayswater Garden of Remembrance, Bloemfontein, Free State and Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Panel 1 Commemorative Area.
Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided
Details of service in war: Served with Rimmington's column in Orange Free State and Eastern Transvaal
Service and life after the Boer War: His family continued to place In Memoriam Advertisements in Newspapers each year for many years after his death.
Name of Descendant: Merle Barrett, Byron Bay NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Niece