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James H. Peasnell

Sapper

3rd Field Company Enigneers

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: E. Patten
  • Plaque: 1928

Additional Info

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Biography

James Henry Peasnell was a 30 year old miner who was born and lived in Ballarat. He enlisted on 17th September 1914, and was posted to 3rd Field Company Australian Engineers, with Regimental No. 494. He died on 17th October 1917 from wounds received at Passchendaele. He is buried in the Lijessenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 1928

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour