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Josiah Willey

Private

59th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: M. Wright
  • Plaque: 1876

Additional Info

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Biography

Josiah Willey was born in Ballarat and enlisted as a miner from Ballarat West on 6th March 1916. He was allocated to the 5ihInfantry Battalion, with Regimental No.1789. Later he was transferred to 59th Infantry Battalion He was 28 years of age and married. On 19th July 1916 he was killed in action at Fromelles. His name is recorded on VC Corner, Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France.
Tree No. 1876

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour