Photo of Ernest Brownfield

Ernest Brownfield

Private

14th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Tilia Cordata
  • Planted By: Mrs. Brownfield
  • Plaque: 1114

Additional Info

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Biography

Edward James Brownfield enlisted in the 14th Infantry Battalion on 9th of July 1915, with Regimental No. 4147. He was born in Ballarat, and was 19 years old, single and a labourer living in Ballarat when he joined up. He joined his unit in France on 8th June 1916 and was killed in action whilst in the trenches near Fromelles. He is buried in the Brewery Orchard Cemetery in France
Tree No. 1114

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour