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John H. Smythe

Private

39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: F. Richards
  • Plaque: 2332

Additional Info

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Biography

John Hewitson Smythe was born in Ballarat, and enlisted from there as a labourer on the 5th April 1916. He was 18 years old and single. He was allocated to the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1393. On 6th April 1918 he was killed in action in the Amiens area, and buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 2332

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour