The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper Thomas Powell|
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.