The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Trooper Patrick McAlister

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Patrick Edward McAlister

Ancestor's date of birth: 10/05/1881

Ancestor's date of death: 21/01/1964

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 440

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse (NSW)

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

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

Murray Page: 194

Contingent: 3rd Australian

Ship: Columbia, Date of Sailing: 22/05/1902

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: This splendid battalion had no chance of displaying its capabilities. The war having ended before its arrival in South Africa. The battalion embarked at Durban on the transport Manchester Merchant on the 01 July 1902 arriving in Sydney 01 August 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Kathleen Swan, Taralga NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter


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