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Private John Vogler

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: John Oliver Vogler

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1876

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1948

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 69

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

Unit: Beaufort WTG

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: Specialist service

Contingent: Detail not provided

Ship: Detail not provided, Date of Sailing: 21/02/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: BW medal

Personal Characteristics: Small man non smoker and non drinker

Reasons to go and fight: Specialist telegraphist with the Post Office in Melbourne

Details of service in war: BW medal details 69 PTE JO Vogler Beaufort WTG

Service and life after the Boer War: stayed on in south Africa working as a telegraphist with the post office until early retirement in about 1924 lived in upwey victoria member of a number of local organisations and a justice of the peace.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Roy John Theyers, Boronia VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

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