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Sapper Walter Barnham

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Walter Bruce Barnham

Ancestor's date of birth: 27/07/1880

Ancestor's date of death: 14/09/1956

Cause of Death: Twisted Bowel

Service Number: 2278

Colony or State of enlistment: Not Applicable, Place of Enlistment: Great Brittan

Unit: Signal Section Royal Engineers

Rank attained in Boer War: SPR, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): CAPT, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Murray Page: Not applicable, did not serve in an Australian unit

Contingent: UK contengent

Ship: Detail not provided

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal 5 clasps and King's South Africa Medal 2 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: British Permanent Army Enlisted 1898.

Service and life after the Boer War: He migrated to Australia in 1928.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Alan Barnham, Peakhurst NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Son

 


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