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Rank Trooper [Tpr] Unit Third Tas Contingent, Fourth Bushmen Date of Death 18 October 1900
Service Number 81 Service Colonial Military Forces Place of Death Pretoria
    Cause of Death Died of disease

Son of W. D. Lette of Penguin -  Private Lette died of enteric fever 16th October 1900. 

Trooper Wadley, in a letter mentions him in these cordial terms

“One of our men died a few weeks ago with the fever, Lew Lette.  He used to be at Young’s.  There is a few know him about the Swamp.  Petrie has his pony.  He was a fine bloke, brave as a bulldog” 

(Trooper Wadley died later of the same disease) 

Taken from Tasmanians in the Transvaal War by

John Bufton







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