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Trooper John Everett

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: John William Everett

Ancestor's date of birth: 24/04/1879

Ancestor's date of death: 22/06/1919

Cause of Death: Unknown

Service Number: 3272

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Paddington

Unit: F Squadron, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 01/01/19

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post war service

Murray Page: 123

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: Antillian, Date of Sailing: 05/04/1901

Memorial details: Buried Rookwood NSW 23 June 1919

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal and SA 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Details not provided.

Reasons to go and fight: Details not provided.

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and easy Transvaal under Rimington including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1901). Seriously wounded at Vryheid 6 July 1901 (Oz Boer Database).

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 3 June 1902. No other detail provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: John Leonard Everett, Picnic Point NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant:Kathleen Ann Everett-Deards, Largs NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great grand daughter

Name of Descendant: John Charles Everett, Saint Andrews NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great grandson

Name of Descendant: Collen Jan Hollway, Liverpool NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great grand daughter


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