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Trooper Patrick O'Grady

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Cherie Baron, Coffee Camp VIC
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Niece

 


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