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Private Walter Kohler

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Walter Henry Kohler

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1878

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

Cause of Death: Killed in Action

Service Number: 849

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

Unit: 2nd NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Detail not available

Murray Page: 116-204

Contingent: 2nd NSW Mounted Rifles

Ship: Custodian or Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 17/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: King's South Africa Medal with 1901 clasp.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: From April 1901 in west then east Transvaal, Killed in action 12 December 1901.

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

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Berenice Evans, Balgowlah NSW

Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Niece


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