Photo of John James Westrup

John James Westrup

Sergeant

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Palustris
  • Planted By: E. Pitts
  • Plaque: 1742

Additional Info

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Biography

John James Westrup enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria at the age of 23 on the 22nd of July 1915. He had been born in Dereel, Victoria, was Married, and was employed as a Labourer. He volunteered and was stationed with the 8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement later transferring to the 58th Battalion with the Regimental number 4608. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 15th of May 1919. Tree number 1742.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour