The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Private John Millington|
Name of Ancestor: John Robert St Clair Millington
Ancestor's date of birth: 25/09/1871
Ancestor's date of death: 26/02/1937
Cause of Death: Arteriousclerosis and Heart Disease
Service Number: 81
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Not stated
Unit: NSW Infantry - E Squadron 1st NSW Mounted Rifles
Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No record of post Boer War service.
Murray Page: 40
Contingent: First New South Wales
Ship: Aberdeen, Date of Sailing: 04/11/1899
Memorial details: Detail not provided.
Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa with Johannesburg, Wittenberrg, Cape Colony clasps
Personal Characteristics: He was a composer by trade.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.
Details of service in war: December 1899 - December 1900 in northern Cape Colony, Free State and Transvaal.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 8 January 1901 on the Orient. A composer by trade, no further details of his life were provided with the registration.
Name of Descendant: Janet Croft, French's Forest NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter