The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Lance Corporal James Dalliston|
Ancestor's Name: James George Dalliston
Ancestor's date of birth: 24/05/1870
Ancestor's date of death: 01/02/1902
Cause of Death: KIA Waterval River
Service Number: 239
Colony or State of enlistment: WA Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided
Unit: Fifth Western Australia Mounted Infantry
Rank attained in Boer War: LCPL, Date Effective: 01/02/1902
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive Boer War.
Murray Page: 422 and 440
Contingent: 5th Western Australian
Ship: Devon, Date of Sailing: 06/03/1901
Memorial details: Detail not provided
Decorations: Detail not provided
Personal Characteristics: Born Emberton Victoria 24 May 1870
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided
Details of service in war: From April 1901 in east Transvaal under Walter Kitchener including defeat at Brakpan 16 May 1901; amalgamated with 6th WA Mounted Infantry May 1901 under Major J. R. Royston, killed in action at Waterval River 1 February 1902.
Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive Boer War.
Name of Descendant: Ian Andrew Dalliston, Lyndoch SA
Relationship to Ancestor: 5th generation nephew