Photo of Walter Chibnall

Walter Chibnall

Private

24th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: M. Walters
  • Plaque: 1420

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Biography

Walter Lawrence Chibnall was single, 20 years old, shop assistant from Ballarat East, when he enlisted on the 18th January, 1915. He was born in Ballarat East. He joined the 13th Light Horse Regiment, with Regimental No. 149A. After service with the Light Horse in France he transferred to 24th Infantry Battalion on 4th May 1918. He was severely wounded on 19th August 1918, and died the next day while being treated in 615t Casualty Clearing Station. He is buried in the Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Tree No. 1420

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour