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Hi My G Grandfather Peter Hamilton McMahon was in the Boer War 5th Light horse reg. I can only find single line information. I have his WW 1 records but cannot find any records from the Boer War. Are…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Allen Sep 22, 2020.

 

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Elizabeth Allen replied to Jane O'ROurke's discussion Boer War
"Jane,  I would hazard a guess that in those days very little information was gathering about the individual soldiers other than what we can already access Definitely nothing like WW1 records Elizabeth"
Sep 22, 2020
Sylvia replied to Jane O'ROurke's discussion Boer War
"I’m not a specialist, but these are my experiences:   I haven’t really noticed personal Boer War files that contain the movements of an individual during enlistment (of course there might be some exceptions). Most of that stuff…"
Sep 22, 2020
Jane O'ROurke replied to Jane O'ROurke's discussion Boer War
"Thanks Elizabeth, I had seen some of these pages, I wonder why there is so little information on their war records. kind regards Jane"
Sep 22, 2020
Elizabeth Allen replied to Jane O'ROurke's discussion Boer War
"Jane,  Have you seen this site? http://members.pcug.org.au/~croe/ozb/oz_boer_more.cgi?record=14267 Often there is a little bit of info available on NAA for Boer War Records - often it is rather sparse - I will check Elizabeth"
Sep 20, 2020
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Hi My G Grandfather Peter Hamilton McMahon was in the Boer War 5th Light horse reg. I can only find single line information. I have his WW 1 records but cannot find any records from the Boer War. Are their any? Will they be made available? Thanks See More
Sep 14, 2020

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