No image available

George T. Hearn


39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Miss D. Hearn
  • Plaque: 2137

Additional Info

Share Your Story

Do you know more? You can share your personal stories and photos on the ANZAC Centenary website.


Born in Ballarat, George Thornton Hearn was a single 18 year old engineer at the time of his enlistment on the 22nd of February 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on the 27th of May 1916.
On the 24th of November 1916 George was appointed Driver.
He returned to Australia on the 4th of January 1920 and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 26th of February 1920.

Tree No. 2137

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour