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Trooper Roland Freer

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Roland St Lawrence Freer

Ancestor's date of birth: 1867

Ancestor's date of death: 1949

Cause of Death: Age related

Service Number: 834

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Sydney

Unit: 2nd NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: On enlistment

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

Murray Page: 114

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: Custodian or Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 15/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided.

Decorations: QSA with clasps: Transvaal, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, SA 1901, SA1902.

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.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 4 June 1902. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Lila Tanner, Collaroy NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

 


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