Martin Leo ZOLLNER

ZOLLNER, Martin Leo

Service Number: 4148
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: Kitchener's Horse
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 25 June 1858
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Thaba Nchu, South Africa, 27 April 1900, aged 41 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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Boer War Service

27 Apr 1900: Involvement Trooper, 4148, Kitchener's Horse

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Simon and Ann M.

Martin Leo ZOLLNER lived at "Carmyle", West St Petersham, Sydney and was a member of the Sydney Rowing Club. 

On 28th April, 1890 at St Michaels Church of England in Sydney he married Maude HOCTOR. 

Following the outbreak of the South African War he sailed to Cape Town and by 28th February, 1900 had joined Kitcheners Horse, a Unit composed of men from many countries. 

Serving with "G" Squadron, Trooper Zollner was killed on 27th April, 1900 at Thaba Nchu east of Bloemfontaine in the Orange Free State. 

His wife & three children survived him.