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Archie Chisholm


60th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Mrs. T. Lyn ch
  • Plaque: 1227

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Born in Glenferrie, Bourke, Victoria and a Process engraver by trade, Archie McLennan Chisholm was 21 years and single when enlisted on the 17th of February 1915 in the 22nd Battalion, A Company, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Sergeant, Number 576. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses' on the 10th of May 1915. Acting Sergeant reduced to Corporal on the 20th of June 1915; wounded admitted to Hospital on the 30th of October 1915 and re-joined Unit from 6th Field Ambulance. Taken on strength from the 58th Battalion on the 3rd of April 1916. Admitted sick to hospital, Etaples on the 19th of November 1916. To be acting Sergeant with pay, Etaples on the 8th of October 1916 and promoted Sergeant on the 21st of February 1917 and placed on supernumerary list on the 28th of May1917. Sergeant admitted War Hospital, gunshot wound thigh, and left arm severe, Exeter, France on the 30th of August 1918. Invalided from France to UK wounded on the 12th of September 1918. Embarked return to Australia per 'Kanowna' ex England on the 5th of January 1919. Disembarked on the 7th of March 1919 and Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 30th of May 1921. Tree No. 1227

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour