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John Charles George Schafer

Sergeant

12th Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Miss N. Torney
  • Plaque: 1028

Additional Info

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Biography

John Charles George Schafer enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 18 on the 5th of July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria was single, and was employed as a Clerk. He volunteered and was stationed with the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 13th Reinforcement later transferring to the 11th Field Artillery Brigade with the Regimental number 10620. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 14th of January 1919. Tree number 1028.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour