Boer War

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Background

3900 Victorians fought in South Africa. One half of all Ballarat's officers of the 3rd Ballarat Volunteer Regiment and one quarter of all local enlisted men went overseas[1]

Event

Aftermath

The People

The following people from Ballarat and District served during the Boer War.

Alfred E. Bray

Bertram A. Boyce

William Brough

C. Stanley Coltman, former Ballarat School of Mines student

S.R. Coulter, killed

E. Ditchburn Former Ballarat School of Mines student

Alfred E. Gifford

Albert V. Gordon

Neil Grant (1)

Alfred Gresham Johnston was killed in action during the Boer War.

David J. Ham

William Longstaff

Arthur Lynch fought with the Boers.

Hugh McLaughlin, Lal Lal[2]

A.W.G. McPherson

Franklin Perini, Hepburn Springs

Bert Porter, Ballarat School of Mines

E.E. Righetti, Captain 5thb VMD

Corporal A. Ross (killed)

Theo Serjeant

Private D. Stock (Killed)

Charles Turner

Frederick T. Westcott

Henry V. Wooster[3]

Legacy

See also

Victorian Mounted Rifles

Notes

References

  1. Ballarat 150 Years, Ballarat Courier, 17 March 1988, p3.
  2. From Lambeth to Lal-Lal: A History of the Wooster Family by Joan Ogilvie, SP, ND.
  3. From Lambeth to Lal-Lal: A History of the Wooster Family by Joan Ogilvie, SP, ND.


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--Beth Kicinski 14:52, 4 June 2012 (EST)

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