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William Smith


39th Battallion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E. Williams
  • Plaque: 130

Additional Info

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William Thomas Smith was born at Mollongghip near Ballarat. He was a labourer by trade and at the age of 18 being single elisted on the 20 February 1916 at Ballarat. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916. Wounded in action on 10/6/17. Received GSW on 12/10/17. Died of disease (Acute Appendicitis) 19/12/17. Age at death 19 years and 8 months. Buried at Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery Row B10, Grave No. 418), Warwickshire, England. Tree No. 130.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour