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John Nolan

Private

39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: M Donovan
  • Plaque: 2155

Additional Info

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Biography

John Nolan was born in Stawell, VIC and was a Bricklayer living in Ballarat East when he enlisted in the 39th Battalion, B Company on 21 February 1916 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916. He moved to France in November and served through the war without significant incident being recorded on his service record, although at one stage he was charged with ├Žbeing in possession of Government property, and bribery' for which he forfeited seven day's pay. He returned home after the war, disembarking at Melbourne on July 18th 1919.
Tree No. 2155

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour