The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Trooper Peter Holm

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Geoffrey Michael Blair, Bauple QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: grand nephew


© Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association NSW, ABN 49709547198
Site Sponsored by Cibaweb, PO Box 7287, PENRITH SOUTH NSW 2750, AUSTRALIA
Click to contact
website designed and maintained by cibaweb Site Disclaimer

go to top of page
RUSI of NSW Boer War Battlefields