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Private Thomas Morrow

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Thomas Hamilton Morrow

Ancestor's date of birth: 26/10/1871

Ancestor's date of death: 12/03/1941

Cause of Death: Pulmonary Neoplasm - Lung Cancer

Service Number: 338

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

Unit: B Squadron, 1st NSW Mounted Rifles

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

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

Murray Page: 64

Contingent: Second NSW Contingent

Ship: Southern Cross, Date of Sailing: 17/01/1900

Memorial details: Cremated Rookwood NSW

Decorations: Queen's South African Medal + 6 Clasps. Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittenbergen, Cape Colony, SA 1901.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: February 1900 - March 1901 in Free State, Transvaal, and western Cape Colony including charge at Diamond Hill (12 June 1900);

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 29 April 1901, no further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Peter Morrow, Dee Why NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Nephew

 


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