|Unit||1st South Australian Mounted Rifles|
|Service||Colonial Military Forces|
|Conflict/Operation||South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)|
|Date of Death||09 February 1900|
|Place of Death||Rensburg, Colesberg Area, Cape Colony, South Africa|
|Cause of Death||Killed|
|Source||AWM142 Roll of Honour cards, War in South Africa, 1899-1902|
Roll of Honour John William Powell
Location on the Roll of Honour
John William Powell's name is located at panel 3 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
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 William Powell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Sun 13 February 2022 at 2:21am
- Tue 10 May 2022 at 4:27am
- Wed 20 July 2022 at 4:16am
- Sat 08 October 2022 at 10:32pm
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.