The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Peter Holm|
Ancestor's Name: Peter Thomas Holm
Ancestor's date of birth: 1875
Ancestor's date of death: 1907
Cause of Death: Detail not provided
Service and Life Before the Boer War: Detail not provided
Service Number: 986
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Orange
Unit: 2nd NSW Mounted Rifles Machine Gun Section
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1901
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Military Service.
Murray Page: 115
Contingent: Fifth New South Wales
Ship: Antillian, Date of Sailing: 05/04/1901
Memorial details: Details not provided
Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queens South Africa Medal with 5 clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902.
Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided
Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in west then east Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 4 June 1902, No further details provided.
Name of Descendant: Geoffrey Michael Blair, Bauple QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: grand nephew