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Trooper Norman Strickland

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Judith Richardson, Wyee NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter


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