The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Trooper Sydney Carbine

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Sydney Edward Carbine

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Not known

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Carpenter in Hay NSW. Next of Kin was from Harden.

Service Number: 2101

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles, A Troop

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1901

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

Murray Page: 126

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: British Princess, Date of Sailing: 21/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901 and SA1902 clasps..

Personal Characteristics: A carpenter.

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in Free State and East Transvaal under Rimington including Boer breakthrough at Langverwacht (24 February 1902). More Detail.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 3 June 1902. Married Elizabeth, had a son Thomas, no further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Robert Potts, Beaconsfield WA
Relationship to Ancestor: Great nephew


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