William (Henry) Hedley Blair OGILVIE


OGILVIE, William (Henry) Hedley Blair

Service Number: 107
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 3 April 1880
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Enteric Fever, Pretoria, South Africa, 12 December 1901, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide 3 Boer War Memorial*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Trooper, SN 107, 4th Imperial Bushmen
1 Jan 1901: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Trooper, SN 107, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen

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The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA: 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 18 December 1901


The Chief Secretary has received the following cable message from Major F. W. Hurcombe, late of the Fourth South Australian Contingent:—"Pretoria— No. 107, Trooper William Henry Ogilvie, Fourth Imperial Bushmen's Contingent, died Pretoria from enteric fever on December 12." The father of the deceased soldier resides at St. Ann's-place, Parkside, and the Government have sent a message of condolence to him.