The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Lance Bombardier John Hibbard|
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
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.
Name of Descendant: Yvonne Fowler, Grays Point NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter