The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Jasper Scard|
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.
Name of Descendant: Eileen Hundy, Lidcombe NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great niece