The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Patrick O'Grady|
Name of Ancestor: Patrick O'Grady
Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1879
Ancestor's date of death: 29/09/1900
Cause of Death: Died of wounds at Ottoshoop.
Service and Life Before the Boer War: Detail not provided.
Service Number: 758
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided.
Unit: New South Wales Imperial Bushmen
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1900
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive the Boer War.
Murray Page: 102 and 204
Contingent: Fourth New South Wales
Ship: Armenian, Date of Sailing: 23/04/1900
Memorial details: Buried at Zeerust cemetery. On the Boer War Memorial Wall Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia and Transvaal clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided.
Details of service in war: From May 1900 in Rhodesia and west Transvaal. Died of wounds at Ottoshoop between Mafikeng and Zeerrust Died of wounds 29 September 1900.
Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive the Boer War.
Name of Descendant: Cherie Baron, Coffee Camp VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Niece