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Harry Bastow

Shoeing Smith

8th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss V. Russ
  • Plaque: 164

Additional Info

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Biography

Harry Cyril Bastow was born in Inglewood but was living in Ballarat North when he enlisted in the 4th Light Horse Regiment on 20th August 1914. His Regimental No. was 373. He was 23, single and a blacksmith. Later he transferred to the 8th Infantry Battalion and promoted to Shoeing Smith. On 4th October 1917 he was killed at Broodseinde Ridge. His name is on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 164

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour