The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Sapper Walter Barnham|
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.
Name of Descendant: Alan Barnham, Peakhurst NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Son