The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Lance Corporal James Dalliston

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Ian Andrew Dalliston, Lyndoch SA

Relationship to Ancestor: 5th generation nephew

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