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Harley Stanley Kinsman

Lieutenant

23rd Infantry 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: Brig.Gen. Williams
  • Plaque: 2

Additional Info

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Biography

Harley Stanley Kinsman was born in Ballarat East, and enlisted from there on 17th August 1914. He was 23 years old, single and a railway employee. He was posted to the 5th Infantry Battalion. After training he transferred to 57th Infantry Battalion, and later still, he was posted to the 23rd Infantry Battalion as a Lieutenant. He was wounded at Gallipoli, but was killed in action at Bullecourt on 3rd May 1917 on the Western Front. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux memorial, France. Tree No. 2, an elm, was planted by Brigadier General R.E. Williams , State Commandant, Australia Military Forces, on the 4th June 1917.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour