The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Norman Strickland|
Ancestor's Name: Norman Hilton Strickland
Ancestor's date of birth: 21/03/1872
Ancestor's date of death: 26/04/1937
Cause of Death: Detail not provided
Service Number: 1113
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Forbes
Unit: 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 01/01/19
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service
Murray Page: 132
Contingent: Fifth New South Wales
Ship: Antillian, Date of Sailing: 01/04/1901
Memorial details: Detail not provided.
Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.
Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and East Transvaal under Rimington including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1902). He was dangerously ill with enteric fever (typhoid) at Harrismith 1 March 1902.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 3 June 1902. Lived in Forbes, married with three sons.
Name of Descendant: Judith Richardson, Wyee NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter