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Auburn Callow

Lieutenant

8th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss J. Nicholson
  • Plaque: 247

Additional Info

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Biography

Auburn Douglas Callow was born in Auburn, VIC and was an Assistant Veterinary Surgeon when he enlisted in the 8th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters on 8 September 1914 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant with the 8th Light Horse, and returned safely to Australia. He also served in the Second World War as V50177.

His father, Captain Andrew Edward Callow (Tree No 3497) and brother, Nathaniel Thomas Callow (Tree No 2915a) also served.
Tree No 246

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour