The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Private William Woodroffe|
Name of Ancestor: William Bennett Palmer Woodroffe
Ancestor's date of birth: 02/04/1882
Ancestor's date of death: 25/10/1950
Cause of Death: Black water fever
Service Number: 58
Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Brisbane
Unit: 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On Enlistment
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War Service.
Murray Page: 511
Contingent: Sixth Queensland.
Ship: Victoria, Date of Sailing: 04/04/1901
Memorial details: Detalis not provided
Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901 and SA 1902 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: Detalis not provided
Reasons to go and fight: Detalis not provided
Details of service in war: May 1901 - April 1902 in eastern Transvaal and Free State.
Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 17 June 1902 on the Devon. No further details other than cause and date of death (above) provided.
Name of Descendant: Lynn Adell Graham, St Morris, SA
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter