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William G. Smith


8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Mr. W. Monteith
  • Plaque: 2028

Additional Info

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William George Thomas Smith was born in Ballarat and on 24th January 1916 he enlisted from there. He was 34 years old, married, and a labourer. He was posted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 5226. On 131h August 1918 he died of wounds inflicted during the fighting in the Lihons area, France, and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK.
Tree No. 2028

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour