The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Sergeant Miles Dare

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Miles Dare

Ancestor's date of birth: 24/06/1881

Ancestor's date of death: 25/03/1950

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Service Number: 2290

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

Unit: 4th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse

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

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

Murray Page: 321

Contingent: Second Australian

Ship: Templemore, Date of Sailing: 26/03/1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with SA 1902 clasp

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: None noted against his unit.

Service and life after the Boer War: Enlisted in Victorian Police Force. Established his own Night Patrol (Security) Service.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Geoff Dare, Mulgrave VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Averil York, Barnawartha Vic
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter

Name of Descendant:Narelle Dare, Mulgrave Vic
Relationship to Ancestor: Great grand daughter


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