David Hamitlon PRUDEN

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PRUDEN, David Hamitlon

Service Number: 404
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Victorian Bushmans Contingent
Born: Maffra, Victoria, Australia, 1 January 1876
Home Town: Newry, Wellington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Koster River, South Africa, 22 July 1900, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Boer War Memorial, Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square), Sale Boer War Memorial
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Sergeant, SN 404, Victorian Citizen Bushmen
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Sergeant, SN 404, Victorian Citizen Bushmen
10 Mar 1900: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), SN 404, 3rd Victorian Bushmans Contingent, Ship Euralus from Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

David Hamilton PRUDEN was born in Victoria in 1876 - his birth was registered at Stratford, Victoria

His parents were John PRUDEN and Anne WEIR - his father was from Nottingham & his mother was born in Stratford, Victoria

He died on 22nd July, 1900 at Koster River during the Rustenberg Engagement and was buried in Rustenberg Cemetery