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John Horgan

Private

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss A. Stevens
  • Plaque: 157

Additional Info

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Biography

John William George Horgan was born at Buckland, but enlisted from Ballarat on 20th August 1914. He was 20 years old, single and a labourer. He was posted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 152. Later he joined to 1st Anzac. Cyclist Battalion. On 11th August 1918 he was killed during the fighting near Lihons. His name is recorded on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 157

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour