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Arthur Melville Lilburne

2nd Lieutenant

Howitzer Brigade 120

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Military Cross

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 2142a

Additional Info

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Biography

Arthur Melville Lilburne was born in Ballarat and enlisted from Melbourne on 18th February 1916. He was 27 years old, single and a lecturer at Melbourne University. He was appointed Lieutenant in 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. He was awarded a Military Cross ..."for conspicuous bravery..."He fell ill and died in hospital in the UK of cerebro-spinal meningitis. He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, UK.
Tree No 2142A

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour