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Norman Chisholm


3rd Division Train

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Mrs. J. Lynch
  • Plaque: 1229

Additional Info

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Norman Duncan Chisholm was born in Ballarat and worked as a Clerk when he enlisted in the 3rd Divisional Train HQ on 12 July 1915 at the age of 27. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916. . In June 1917, while still in England, he was admitted to hospital for an appendix operation. A full year later, in June 1918, he was moved to France attached to the 3rd Division Train AASC. He was still in France in early 1919 when he contracted a severe dose of influenza that required his evacuation to the King George Hospital in London. Once recovered, he was able to return to Australia on the Runic and he disembarked at Melbourne on June 10th 1919.
Tree No. 1229

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour