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Dave Powell

Private

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Deltoides
  • Planted By: E. Hayes
  • Plaque: 2191

Additional Info

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Biography

David Powell was born in Sebastapol and enlisted on 2nd March 1916 from Ballarat South where he worked as a butcher. He was 19 years old and single. He was sent to the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 978. Later he was transferred to the 8th Infantry Battalion. On 3rd October 1917 he died of wounds sustained at Broodseinde and is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 2191

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour