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Trooper John Neary

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Michael Neary, Roseville NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: great great nephew


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