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Lance Bombardier John Hibbard

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: John William Hibbard

Ancestor's date of birth: 26/05/1873

Ancestor's date of death: 16/01/1945

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: Detail not provided

Colony or State of enlistment: NA Place of Enlistment: Sheffield England

Unit: Royal Artillary

Rank attained in Boer War: LBDR, Date Effective: 09/10/1899

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): PTE, Date Effective: 10/01/1916

Murray Page: NA

Contingent: NA

Ship: Detail not provided, Date of Sailing: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queens' South Africa Medal Clasps "C Colony" "O I State" "Transvaal and S.A. 01"

Personal Characteristics: 62 kg Blue Eyes Light Brown Hair.

Reasons to go and fight: Recalled to British Army Service 07th October 1899.

Details of service prior to war: India 23rd September 1892 to 13th March 1898 rank on discharge Sergeant.

Service and life after the Boer War: Private John W Hibbard served in the Australian Military Forces Liverpool NSW 10th January 1916. He was with the General Concentration Camp Guard Holsworth. Discharged from Australian Citizen Military Force NSW 19th September 1918.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Yvonne Fowler, Grays Point NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter


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