The Australian Boer War Memorial
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Private Thomas Bendall

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Thomas Bendall

Ancestor's date of birth: 08/02/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 25/11/1944

Cause of Death: age related

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Detail not provided

Service Number: 287

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Brisbane

Unit: 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 18/05/1900

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

Murray Page: 485

Contingent: Fourth Queensland

Ship: Manchester Port, Date of Sailing: 18/05/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

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

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: June 1900-June 1901, in Orange Free State and Transvaal, took part in the battle of Rhenoster Kop 29th November 1900, the Great de Wet Hunt and the advance on Pietersburg and into east Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia: 5 August 1901 on the Britannic. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Trevor Bendall, Kirwan QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

Name of Descendant: Elaine Miriam Lawrence, Annandale NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter in Law

Name of Descendant: Neville Bendall, Annandale NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson


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