William Shortley POOLE

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POOLE, William Shortley

Service Number: 284
Enlisted: 1 October 1899
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Born: Fernvale, Queensland, Australia, 17 June 1874
Home Town: Fernvale, Somerset, Queensland
Schooling: Fernvale Public School
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Enteric Fever, Pretoria, 30 August 1900, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa
Grave 303
Memorials: Anzac Square Boer War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 284, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 284, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Shortley POOLE was born in Fernvale, Queensland on 17th June 1874

His parents were John Shortley POOLE & Ellen DENMAN