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Trooper Laurence Hoy

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Laurence Dawson Hoy

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Not stated

Service Number: 231

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: NSW Citizens Bushmen, 3rd Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: Detail not availble

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

Murray Page: 155

Contingent: Third New South Wales

Ship: Atlantian or Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 28/02/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen and King's South Africa Medals with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: This unit the 3rd Imperial Bushman was formed on the 4th May 1901 on the Transvaal at Klerksdorp. Served under Major General Rupert Lord Carrington. The 3rd Imperial Bushman were formed from the NSW Citizens Bushman and the NSW Imperial Bushman. After their service was completed in South Africa this unit arrived back in Australia on the 11th August 1902

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Geoffrey Braddon, Carcoar NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

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