The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private James Brackin

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: James Edward Brackin

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1874

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1959

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 280

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Armidale

Unit: 5 Bn Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: Detail not provided

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

Murray Page: 191

Contingent: Third Australian

Ship: Columbia Date of Sailing: 22 May 1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: Unit arrived after Boer War had ended. Returned to Australia arriving 1 August 1902 on Manchester Merchant.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Steve Brackin, Bray Park QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Great - Great Nephew

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