Queen’s South Africa, 4 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1902, 164 Private Henry Charles Travis, Army Service Corps.
Officially impressed: “164 Pte H.C. Travis A.S.C.”
Confirmed on the roll
With copy service papers
Henry Charles Travis, was born in London, Middlesex circa 1882.
Aged 20, he signed up during the Boer War, having worked as a Clerk for the Army Service Corps on 12th April 1902, he was almost immediately posted over to South Africa.
Home, 12th April 1902 – 25th April 1902
South Africa, 26th April 1902 – 23rd Feb 1903.
During World War 1, Henry was serving as a R/7688 Rifleman Henry Charles Travis, 3rd Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
Shown in No 1 Stationary Hospital in France on 11th May 1915.
He died of wounds on 12th July 1915, having been invalided home and was being treated at 1 London General Hospital in Camberwell.
He is buried in Norwood Cemetery.
Next of kin was noted as (Brother?) 2nd Lt Robert Walter Travis, 15th Bn Royal Warwick Regt.