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Richard Jenkin

Private

29th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Mr. W. Coles
  • Plaque: 2128

Additional Info

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Biography

Richard Leslie Jenkin enlisted in Geelong, Victoria at the age of 22 on the 14th of February 1916. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single, and was employed as a Baker. He volunteered and was stationed with the 29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement later transferring to the 5th Battalion as Regimental number 2675. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 25th of January 1919. Tree No. 2128.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour