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Trooper Thomas Martin

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Thomas Henry Alexander Martin

Ancestor's date of birth: 28/01/1883

Ancestor's date of death: 05/07/1954

Cause of Death: Aortic Stenosis, disease of the heart.

Service Number: 2756

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

Unit: 3rd 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: 140

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations: Queens South Africian Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: This Regiment was attached to Remington's column from the 2 May 1901 to the 28 April 1902. The regiment took part in opertions in the Eastern Transvaal and the Eastern Orange River County 1901-1902. It took part in several drives in 1901-1902.It also took part in several drives in the early part of 1902; the principal one being Hammersmith Drive, resulting in the capture of 251 prisoners, 2,600 head of cattle and 2,000 horses. The regiment embarked from Capetown on the 4 May 1902 and arived in Sydney 3 June 1902 via Albany, Adelaide and Melbourne en route.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Denise Martin, Maraylya NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Cheryl Rose Robinson, Coffs Harbour NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Kim Eleanor Bowman, Maraylya NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Granddaughter

Name of Descendant: Lindsey Bowman, Maraylya NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Grandson

Name of Descendant: Scott Bowman, Maraylya NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Gr Grandfather

Name of Descendant: Mrs Rae Parker, Yagoona
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: James Robinson, Katoomba NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Grandson

Name of Descendant: Aaron Curtis, Yagoona NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Gr Grandson

Name of Descendant: Barbara J Mutthard, Germansville, Pennsylvania USA
Relationship to Ancestor: Gr Grand Daughter

 


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