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William R. Gilligan

Private

10th Field Ambulance

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Miss Gilligan
  • Plaque: 1379

Additional Info

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Biography

William Robert Gilligan was born in Queenscliffe and enlisted from Alfredton on 12th July 1915. He was 19 years old, single and a printer. He was posted to the 10th Australian Field Ambulance, with Regimental No. 14573. He was fatally wounded near Passchendaele on 20th July 1917, and is buried in the Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 1379

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour