William Francis DEVITT

DEVITT, William Francis

Service Number: 36
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Born: Ennistymon, Ireland, 17 March 1867
Home Town: Warwick, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes , Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 20 February 1955, aged 87 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
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Boer War Service

5 Feb 1901: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 36, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

William Devitt was born at Ennistymon in Co. Clare, Ireland, and immigrated to Queensland with his parents in 1890. He worked as a labourer. He may be the Private Devitt, No. 133 serving in the Darling Downs Mounted Infantry in 1894 & 1895.