The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper John Neary|
Name of Ancestor: John Francis Neary
Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided
Ancestor's date of death: 03/02/1902
Cause of Death: died of enteric at Heilbron
Service Number: 3240
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided
Unit: 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: On enlistment
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive Boer War.
Murray Page: 141 and 205
Contingent: Fifth New South Wales
Ship: Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 17/03/1901
Memorial details: Central memorial Heilbron grove of remembrance
Decorations: Queen's South Africa medal with clasps: Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901 and SA 1902.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided
Details of service in war: From April 1901 in Free State and East Transvaal. Died of enteric (typhoid) at Heilbron 3 February 1902.
Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive Boer War.
Name of Descendant: Michael Neary, Roseville NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great great nephew