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Albert E. Kewley

Private

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: I. Kewley
  • Plaque: 2185

Additional Info

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Biography

Albert Edward Kewley was born in Geelong, but enlisted from Ballarat East where he was living on 2nd May 1916. He was 44 years old, married and a miner. He was posted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 6053. Soon after he reached UK he was hospitalised with acute bronchitis and asthma, and was returned to Australia. He was granted leave to return to his home about 3 weeks before he died on 22nd April1917. Causes of death included bronchitis, asthma and heart failure. His death certificate listed his age as 53 years. He is buried in the Ballarat (New] Cemetery. Tree No. 2185

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour