The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Private Norman Anderson|
Ancestor's Name: Norman Mcleod Anderson
Ancestor's date of birth: 14/10/1866
Ancestor's date of death: Not known
Cause of Death: Not known
Service and Life Before the Boer War: Prospector
Service Number: 86
Colony or State of enlistment: WA, Place of Enlistment: Coolgardie
Unit: 4th Western Australian Mounted Infantry
Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 1900
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service
Murray Page: 415
Contingent: Fourth Western Australian
Ship: Manhattan, Date of Sailing: 08/05/1900
Memorial details: Not known
Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, Transvaal and South Africa 1901 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Not known
Reasons to go and fight: Not known
Details of service in war: June 1900 - June 1901 in Cape Colony including skirmish at Stinkhoutboom (24 July 1900) and in northern Transvaal including battle of Rhenoster Kop (29 November 1900), great De Wet hunt, and advance on Pietersburg and into east Transvaal.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 20 July 1901 on the Britannic. No further details provided.
Name of Descendant: Robert Keith Evans, Westmeadows VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Distant uncle