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Private John Millington

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Janet Croft, French's Forest NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

 


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