Photo of William Edwards

William Edwards

Private

39th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: R. Edwards
  • Plaque: 2151

Additional Info

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Biography

William Edwards was a 21 year old, unmarried tailor when he enlisted in Ballarat on 31st March 1916. He was born in Ballarat. He was posted to the 37th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1278. He was killed in action during the fighting around Messines. His name is on the Menin Road Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 2151

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour