Henry Oliver WALFORD

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WALFORD, Henry Oliver

Service Number: 488
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Victorian Bushmans Contingent
Born: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1866
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Mining Agent /Prospector & Bushman
Died: Killed in action, Koster River, South Africa, 21 July 1900
Cemetery: Rustenburg Cemetery, Rustenburg, Sth Africa
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Boer War Memorial, Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square), Brighton War Memorial, Sale Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 488, Victorian Citizen Bushmen
21 Jul 1900: Involvement Private, SN 488, 3rd Victorian Bushmans Contingent

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Henry Oliver WALFORD was born in South Yarra, Victoria in 1866

His parents were William Farish WALFORD and Annie WAUGH

He married Emma JENNINGS in South Yarra in 1890

Henry was Killed in Action at Koster River, South Africa on 21st July, 1900 and is buried in the Rustenburg Cemetery