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Private Joseph Palazzi

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Joseph Faustino Palazzi

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 19/07/1900

Cause of Death: Killed in action

Service Number: 90

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Wagga Wagga

Unit: First NSW Mounted Rifles, E Sqn

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive Boer War

Murray Page: 40 and 203

Contingent: 2nd New South Wales

Ship: Southern Cross, Date of Sailing: 17/01/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: February 1900 - July 1900 in Free State, Transvaal, and western Cape Colony including charge at Diamond Hill (12 June 1900). Killed, Palmietfontein 19/07/1900.

Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive Boer War

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Norm Palazzi, Cowra NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew


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