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Albert Todd

Lance Sergeant

58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: B. Leviston
  • Plaque: 1707

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Biography

Albert Henry Todd was born in Ballarat East, Victoria, was single and a Plasterer when he enlisted with the 8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement on 20 July 1915 at the age of 20. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916. While serving in France he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the chest on 19 July 1916 and was invalided to England. He marched in to No. 4 Company Depot on 5 January 1917. He later received forfeiture of two day's pay for being absent without leave. In March he marched from Wareham to Perham Downs where he received another penalty to pay for absenting himself from guard duty without permission.

On 3 June 1917 he proceeded overseas to France via Folkeston and would see a promotion to Lance Sergeant on 4 October. He was again wounded in action (gassed) and was invalided to the UK. He received his discharge on 11 February 1920
Tree No. 1707

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour