RICARDO, Percy Ralph
|Conflict||Second Anglo-Boer War|
|Service Arm||Colonial Forces
Citizen Military Force
|Unit||Queensland Mounted Infantry
West Aust. HQ Staff
|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.