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William Whatman


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Tilia Cordata
  • Planted By: Mrs. Whatman
  • Plaque: 1107

Additional Info

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William James Whatman was born in Creswick, but enlisted from Ballarat as a dyer on 14th July 1915. He was aged 21 and single. He was allocated to the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4617. On 22nd November 1916 he was killed in the trenches near Fromelles. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 1107

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour