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Trooper James Goodes

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: James William Goodes

Ancestor's date of birth: 1871

Ancestor's date of death: 1954

Cause of Death: Not stated

Service Number: 257

Colony or State of enlistment: SA, Place of Enlistment: Jamestown

Unit: 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service

Murray Page: 370

Contingent: Fifth South Australian

Ship: Ormazan, Date of Sailing: 09/02/1901

Memorial details: Details not provided

Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Orange Free State, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Details not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Details not provided

Details of service in war: March 1901 - March 1902 in Free State including defence of Graspan* where five dead and charge at Grootvlei (2 August 1901).

*On the 6 June 1901 a composite force of 100 Imperial Mounted Infantry and the same number of South Australians made an early morning march and captured the whole of De Wet's convey with 6 months supplies. For Four hours 160 men held out against a notable Boer leader and between 300-400 burghers, who attempted to recapture it;eight men being killed and 6 wounded. The Boers lost heavily 15 dead and a number of wounded being picked up. Page 365 Murry.

Service and life after the Boer War: Details not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Keith McIntyre, Winston Hills NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Anne Reid, Kellyville NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Neice

Name of Descendant: Heather McIntyre, North Parramatta NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Neice

Name of Descendant: Neil McIntyre, Bligh Park NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Kristopher McIntyre, Bligh Park NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Emma Rickets, Castle Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Niece

Name of Descendant: Jacob Barry, Rouse Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Caleb Barry, Rouse Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Chloe Barry, Rouse Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Neice

Name of Descendant: Madison Barry, Rouse Hill NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Great Niece

Name of Descendant: William Goodes,Brompton SA
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: Joel McIntyre, Bligh Park NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great,G,G Nephew

 


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