Harry SPIERS

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SPIERS, Harry

Service Number: 1016
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
Born: Crookwell, New South Wales, 20 July 1881
Home Town: Crookwell, Upper Lachlan Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Enteric Fever , Pretoria, South Africa, 20 February 1902, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Crookwell Boer War , Goulburn Boer War Memorial, Sydney St. James Anglican Church Memorial Window, Toowoomba Grammar School South African HR
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 1016, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
20 Feb 1902: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Trooper, SN 1016, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Private Harry Spiers

Some years ago the residents of Crookwell and District erected a memorial to Private Harry Spiers, the memorial is located in Memorial Park in Crookwell. The inscription says, In Memory of Private Harry Spiers of the 2nd NSW Rifles who died at Pretoria of Enteric Fever while on service on 20.02.1902, age 21 years.

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