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David Stevenson

Private

6th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: W. Stevenson
  • Plaque: 1022

Additional Info

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Biography

David Harold Stevenson was born in Haddon, Victoria, was single and a Warper when he enlisted with the 21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement on 17 March 1916 at the age of 24. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916. On 13 October 1917 he received a severe shell wound to the ankle, resulting in his evacuation to hospital. He was found guilty of being absent without leave whilst in London in March 1918 and was awarded detention for 60 days. He returned to Australia 14 January 1919.
Tree No. 1022

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour