Roll of Honour John Francis Houlihan

Service number 1485
Rank Farrier Sergeant
Unit 5th Victorian 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 12 June 1901
Place of Death Wilmansrust, Mpumalanga, 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 Francis Houlihan's name is located at panel 2 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

John Francis Houlihan's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sun 08 December 2019 at 2:31am
  • Sat 21 March 2020 at 5:21am


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.