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Maurice A. Thistlethwaite

Private

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: W. Sainsbery
  • Plaque: 1421

Additional Info

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Biography

Maurice Albert Thistlewaite was born in Koroit and enlisted from there on 17th August 1914. He was 19 years old, unmarried, and an auctioneer's assistant. He joined the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 458. He was promoted to Corporal during his service. On 2nd April 1918 he died of wounds inflicted at Wychatte, Belgium, and is buried in Irish House Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium.
Tree No. 1421

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour