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Trooper Jasper Scard

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Jasper James Scard

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 29/07/1916

Cause of Death: killed in action WW1 France

Service Number: 1826

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 3 NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1901

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): PTE, Date Effective: 1914

Murray Page: 129

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 15/03/1901

Memorial details: France 280 Courcelette British Cemetery

Decorations: King's South Africa Medal with 1901 and 1902 clasps, 1914-15 Star.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and East Transvaal including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Served in 25 Bn AIF, WW1 killed in action France.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Eileen Hundy, Lidcombe NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great niece

 


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