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Arthur Dell-Freeman


8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: H. Reece
  • Plaque: 2366

Additional Info

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Arthur Dell-Freeman (listed as Dellfreemann on Nominal Roll) was a 19 year old barman from Ballarat East. He trained with the 14th Depot Battalion in Ballarat before joining the 8th Battalion as a reinforcement. On July 28th he embarked from Melbourne aboard the A32 Themistocles, reaching England in mid-September. In May 1917 he was posted to the Australian Veterinary Hospital at Calais in France, where he remained until he rejoined the 8th Battalion in November. On August 9th 1918 he was wounded in action, sustaining gunshot wounds to the abdomen and thigh. He was evacuated to hospital in England before being repatriated to Australia. He left England on the Aeneas and disembarked back in Melbourne on February 5th 1919.
Tree No 2366

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour