George RAWE

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RAWE, George

Service Number: 380
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Born: Crook, County Durham, England, 1866
Home Town: Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Miner & Police Officer
Died: Enteric Fever, Bloemfontein Hospital, South Africa, 10 May 1900
Cemetery: President Brand Cemetery, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Parramatta Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 380
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 380, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles
17 Jan 1900: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 380, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "D" Company Ship Southern Cross
10 May 1900: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 380, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George RAWE was born in Crook, County Durham in 1868

His parents were William RAWE and Mary HOWE

He came to Australia on the ship Belgic arriving in Sydney on 12th September 1885 with his Father & Brother& worked as a miner before joining the Police Force in 1890.

He enlisted with the 1st NSW Mounted Rifles (D Company) & embarked from Sydney on 17th January, 1900 on the ship Southern Cross

He was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal with 2 clasps

George died of Enteric Fever on 10th May, 1900 on Bloemfontein Hospital, South Africa

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He was engaged to be married but delayed it when "duty calls" and was to marry on his return which sadly never happened

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