RICARDO, Percy Ralph

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Lt Col Percy Ralph Ricardo
Conflict Second Anglo-Boer War
Service Arm Colonial Forces
Citizen Military Force
Unit Queensland Mounted Infantry
West Aust. HQ Staff
Service No.
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 28 Aug 1855
Date of Death 4 Jun 1907
Relatives Wife - Ina Mary Thomson

This page is part of a Nominal Roll that is a Register of Western Australian Officers in Colonial Forces 1902 as they transitioned into the Commonwealth Forces. The longest serving officer was appointed on 1 November 1878 and the latest entry for promotion is the 18 April 1905. There are a total of 162 entries.

Lieut-Col Ricardo came to Western Australia from Queensland on 29 July 1902, to succeed Colonel Campbell as military commandant.

Lieutenant-Colonel Ricardo. (1899, October 30). The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), p. 7. retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article173085624

Death Of Colonel Ricardo. (1907, June 5). Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), p. 6. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article115226913

This soldier has been researched by The Australians in the Boer War Database Project. Information can be accessed on this link.
Percy Ricardo