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John Letcher

Corporal

60th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss H. Odgers
  • Plaque: 194

Additional Info

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Biography

John Gordon Letcher was born in Ballarat and enlisted there on 24th August 1914. He was single, 21 years old, and a labourer. He was posted to the 8th Infantry battalion, with Regimental No. 158. During his service he was promoted to Corporal, and transferred to 60th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Fromelles on 19th July 1916. His name is on VC Corner, Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Tree No. 194

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour