The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper James Bucholtz|
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.
Name of Descendant: Fred Bucholtz, Emu Plains NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew