Noel Leonard CALVERT


CALVERT, Noel Leonard

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 6th Dragoon Guards
Born: 1877, place not yet discovered
Home Town: Irrewarra, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, near Bethel, South Africa, October 1900
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Ballarat Boer War Memorial (Queen Victoria Square)
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Boer War Service

Date unknown: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Lieutenant, 6th Dragoon Guards

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Lieutenant N. L. Calvert, of the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carbineers), has been killed in an action against the Boers near Bethel, during the advance of General French's column.

It will be learned with regret that Mr Noel Leonard Calvert, second son of Mr John Calvert, of Irrewarra, was killed in action against the Boers in South Africa near Bethel, during the advance of General French's column. The deceased was about 23 years of age. By all who knew him he was recognised as the finest young fellow one could come across, and his untimely demise at such an early age will be generally regretted. He was a member of the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers).