William David MAYS

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MAYS, William David

Service Number: 445
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Victorian Imperial Bushman
Born: Victoria, Australia, 1872
Home Town: Bairnsdale, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Horse Breaker
Died: Enteric Fever, Mafeking, 11 January 1901
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Boer War Memorial, Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square), Sale Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Lance Corporal, SN 445
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 445, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushman

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William David MAYS was born in Victoria in 1872 - parents unknown

He died of typhoid at Mafeking on 11th January, 1901 and is buried in the Mafeking Cemetery in South Africa