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Ernest Kopke

Corporal

4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Coad
  • Plaque: 111

Additional Info

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Biography

Ernest Henry Kopke, born in Williamstown and a bookkeeper by trade, enlisted in the 4th Light Horse Regiment on 18 August 1914 at 25 years of age. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He received a promotion to provisional Corporal on 1 August 1918 and returned to Australia on 15 November 1918.
Tree No. 111

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour