Herbert Llewellyn REECE

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REECE, Herbert Llewellyn

Service Number: 165
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry
Born: Wales, 1864
Home Town: Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Sanna's Post, South Africa, 31 March 1900
Cemetery: Sannaspos Military Cemetery, South Africa
Memorials: Anzac Square Boer War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 165, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry
13 Jan 1900: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Transport ship Maori King
31 Mar 1900: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 165, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry, Battle of Sanna's Post

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Private H. L. Reece was in the 1st Contingent of the Queensland Mounted Infantry, he departed for South Africa on transport, the 'Maori King', on the 13 January 1900. He was killed in action at Bloemfontein Sanna's Post on 31 March 1900