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Trooper Thomas Powell

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Thomas Hilton Powell

Ancestor's date of birth: 15/01/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 07/12/1901

Cause of Death: Died from Enteric Fever at Heilbron

Service Number: 1781

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

Unit: 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles B Squadron

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

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Did not survive the Boer War.

Murray Page: 129, 205

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

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

Memorial details: Heilbron Memorial

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: From April 1901 in Free State and east Transvaal. Died from Enteric Fever at Heilbron on 7 December 1901.

Service and life after the Boer War: Did not survive the Boer War.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Roslyn Allen, Buff Point NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great grand niece

 


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