The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private John Moyle

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: John Joseph Moyle

Ancestor's date of birth: 20/10/1872

Ancestor's date of death: 08/05/1965

Cause of Death: Old Age

Service Number: 571

Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Tallangatta

Unit: 3rd Victorian Bushman

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: 249

Contingent: Third Victorian

Ship: Euryalus, Date of Sailing: 10/03/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Rhodesia and SA 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: For Queen and Country

Details of service in war: April 1900 - April 1901 in Rhodesia, west Transvaal including skirmish at Koster River where six killed (22 July 1900), and in northern Transvaal including battle of Rhenoster Kop (29 November 1900), great De Wet hunt including charge at Wolwekuil (14 February 1901) and advance on Pietersburg

Service and life after the Boer War: Discharged from service on the 8 June 1901. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Jean Hackett, Tallangatta VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter

Name of Descendant: Mary Prowse, Wooragee VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter


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