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Shoeing Smith John Livingston

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: John Livingston

Ancestor's date of birth: 23/05/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 07/07/1931

Cause of Death: Heart Failure

Service Number: 31650

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

Unit: Scottish Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: Shoeing Smith, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: Not applicable

Contingent: Did not serve in an Australian unit

Ship: Orient, Date of Sailing: 15/02/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa medal and 4 clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Serve his Country

Details of service in war: Brakenlaagte - 30 oct 1901.

Service and life after the Boer War: Discharged 1903. Very civic minded and a prominent citizen of Jeparit, Vic. Commission Agent.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Heather Joy Mackenzie nee Livingston, Kingston SA

Relationship to Ancestor: Grand niece

 


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