Frederick Beal THORPE


THORPE, Frederick Beal

Service Number: 6
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Victorian Imperial Bushman
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 1871
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Enteric Fever, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 January 1901
Cemetery: Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa
Grave 62
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square)
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Trooper, SN 6, 3rd Victorian Imperial Bushman

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Brother to:  Mrs H Jeanes, Bunbury, Western Australia
Nephew of:  Mrs C Parris, Burra Murra, Haring, Nagambie; and
                  MRs J W Page, Floradean, Yarraville.


last rank:  Trooper in 3rd Regiment 1st Victorian Bushmen, Rhodesian Field Force,
               South Africa

13/01/1901    died of dysentery at Pretoria, South Africa

Buried in:       Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa
                     Grave 62

His name is commemorated on Panel 2 at the Australian War Memorial,
Canberra, ACT.

Sourced and submitted by Juilanne T Ryan.  19/7/2016.  Lest we forget.


Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Beal THORPE was born in Victoria in 1871

His parents were Frederick THORPE & Harriet Jane CARMICHAEL