Henry PEGG

PEGG, Henry

Service Number: 165
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 165, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry
1 Mar 1900: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 165, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry, AWM Boer War Unit Details, Murray p. 463 notes 3rd contingent embarked from Brisbane 1 Mar 1900 aboard Duke of Portland arriving Cape Town 2 Apr 1900.
16 May 1900: Promoted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Corporal, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry, AWM Boer War Nominal Roll, Murray p. 470 notes promoted to Corporal 16 May 1900.
21 Jun 1901: Discharged Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Corporal, SN 165, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry, AWM Bore War Unit Details, Murray p. 465 notes 3rd contingent embarked from Cape Town 9 May 1901 returning to Australia aboard Morayshire arriving Sydney 7 Jun 1901 (by train to Brisbane), disbanded 21 Jun 1901.

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Biography contributed by Claude McKelvey

Henry Pegg served twice in the South African (Boer) War, first as a Private (promoted to Corporal) S.N. 165 in the 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry, and second as a Private S.N. 644 in the 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen (source AWM Boer War Nominal Roll, Murray p. 470 and 518).