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Jack B. Wrigley


2nd Machine Gun Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: N. Berryman
  • Plaque: 1798

Additional Info

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Jack Berryman Wrigley was born in Ballarat West and enlisted there as a blacksmith on 20th July 1915. He was 18 and single. He was allocated to the 24th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3689. Later he was transferred to the 6th Machine Gun Company. On 9th October 1917 he was killed in action at Poelcappelle He is buried in Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Belgium
Tree No. 1798

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour