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Trooper Philip Jones

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Philip Jones

Ancestor's date of birth: 1868

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Worked as a farmer.

Service Number: 95

Colony or State of enlistment: SA, Place of Enlistment: Jamestown

Unit: 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 1900

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 350

Contingent: Second South Australian

Ship: Surrey, Date of Sailing: 21/01/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: March 1900 - October 1900 or March 1901 in northwest Cape Colony, Free State, and east Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 30 November 1900 on the Harlech Castle. No further details provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Ashley John Harvie, Wirrabara SA
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Grandson

 


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