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Edward B. Kewley

Corporal

1st Casualty Clearing Station

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Mrs. Kewley
  • Plaque: 1178

Additional Info

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Biography

Edwin Bennett Kewley was born in Ballarat and was a Leatherworker by trade when he enlisted in the No 1 Australian General Hospital on 29 March 1915 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915 and served for a time with the 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station at Gallipoli. Illness cut short his time at Anzac but in April 1916 he rejoined his unit in France where he served as a medic at the 1st Australian General Hospital at Rouen. He returned to Australia in March 1919.
Tree No 1178

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour