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Walter V. Hay


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Cr. Pittard
  • Plaque: 2078

Additional Info

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Born in Victoria, Walter Victor Hay was a single 24 year old horse breaker when he enlisted on the 3rd of February 1916. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on the 4th of May 1916
On May 10th 1917, Walter was wounded in action. He was admitted to hospital on the 14th of May with gunshot wounds to his arm. Walter returned to Australia on the 24th of October 1917, and was discharged as medically unfit on the 6th of December 1917.

Tree No. 2078

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour