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John L Willis


3rd Pioneer Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: E. Calvert
  • Plaque: 1938

Additional Info

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John Leonard Willis was a single 36 year old groom when he enlisted on the 19th of October 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on the 28th of July 1916. He was appointed driver on the 15th of November 1916. John returned to Australia on the 27th of December 1918 and was discharged as medically unfit on October 26th 1919 suffering from debility and Neurasthenia.
Tree No. 1938

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour