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Sydney Burrow

2nd Lieutenant

7th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss A. Upham
  • Plaque: 230

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Born in Melbourne, Victoria and Sydney Victor Burrow enlisted on the 1st of September 1914 in the 7th Battalion, Headquarters, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of SQSM, Number 4. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 'Hororata' on the 19th of October 1914. Embarked for service abroad as Staff Sergeant Major on the 19th of October1914; disembarked Egypt on the 4th of December 1914 and granted temporary Commission in the Imperial Army on the 19th of April 1915. Promoted 2nd Lieutenant in the INF 7th Battalion on the 24th of February 1916; Promoted Lieutenant in the INF 7t Battalion on the 1st of June 1916. Embarked per 'Themistocles' for Australia on the 5th of November 1917; Disembarked at Sydney for Melbourne; Appointment terminated at Melbourne on the 18th of January 1918. Tree No. 230

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour