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Trooper James Bucholtz

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: James Alexander Bucholtz

Ancestor's date of birth: 1876

Ancestor's date of death: Some time after 1902

Cause of Death: Not Stated

Service Number: 208

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

Unit: 1st Australian Commonwealth Horse

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): TPR, Date Effective: On enlistment

Murray Page: 46

Contingent: First Australian

Ship: Custodian, Date of Sailing: 16/02/1902

Memorial details: Buried at Mudgee Town Cemetery NSW

Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal and SA 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: March - May 1902 on Natal border and west Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: He was a member of the 1902 Coronation Contingent. His family members went to school with Henry Lawson and knew the Lawson family.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Fred Bucholtz, Emu Plains NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

 


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