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Corporal(?) Pieter Swartz

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Pieter De La Rey Swartz

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Advocate Of The High Court, Western Transvaal

Service Number: No number Boer Militia Soldier

Colony or State of enlistment: Not Australia, Place of Enlistment: Western Transvaal, ? Bloemhof, ? Ligtenburg

Unit: Fought with Gen Koos De La Rey

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL(?), Date Effective: Detail not provided

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

Murray Page: Not applicable, did not serve in an Australian Unit

Contingent: Not applicable

Ship: Not applicable

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: DTD, Boer War Medal (Union of South Africa)

Personal Characteristics: Not applicable

Reasons to go and fight: First Cousin Of General Koos De La Rey

Details of service in war: Served in all operational areas.

Service and life after the Boer War: Lawyer, Advocate, Served In The Government Of The Western Transvaal

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Genny Riddle, Wangara WA
Relationship to Ancestor: granddaughter

 


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