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John W. Wearmonth

Private

39th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Mr .W. Harding
  • Plaque: 2124

Additional Info

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Biography

John William Wearmouth was born in Clunes, but enlisted from Sebastapol on 14th June 1916. He was 18 and single and worked as a painter and paper hanger. He was sent to the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 248. On 12th October 1917 he was killed in action in the Passchendaele area. His name is on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 2124

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour