Roll of Honour John Harry Anning

Service number 56
Rank Private
Unit 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Service Colonial Military Forces
Conflict/Operation South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Conflict Eligibility Date South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Date of Death 06 August 1901
Place of Death Kopjesfontein, South Africa
Cause of Death Killed in action
Source AWM142 Roll of Honour cards, War in South Africa, 1899-1902

Location on the Roll of Honour

John Harry Anning's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

John Harry Anning's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sun 23 December 2018 at 11:36pm
  • Tue 02 April 2019 at 11:07pm
  • Thu 20 June 2019 at 11:39pm
  • Mon 02 September 2019 at 6:45pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.