Felix Hannum PROVIS

PROVIS, Felix Hannum

Service Number: 30
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles
Born: Port Lincoln, South Australia, 2 March 1877
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Mount Gambier High School, SA
Occupation: Clerk, Cafe Prooprietor
Died: Illness, Springbank, South Australia, 2 September 1950, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Victor Harbor General Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 30, 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Felix Hannum PROVIS was born in Port Lincoln, South Australia on 2nd March, 1877

His parents were Joseph Hannum PROVIS & Mary HOBBS who married in Port Lincoln on 6th February, 1864

He married Maggie Maud CROUCHER on 30th June, 1902 at the residence of the brides father at Victor Harbor

Felix served in the Boer War in the 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles - he was taken prisoner of war by the Boers and then invalided back to Australia on 23th July, 1901

He died in Springbank, South Australia on 2nd Sepgember, 1950 and is buried in Victor Harbor Cemetery