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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


 

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