The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private Norman Anderson

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Robert Keith Evans, Westmeadows VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Distant uncle


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