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Alexander Shearer

Private

5th Machine Gun Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Cerris
  • Planted By: Miss N. Clemence
  • Plaque: 2603

Additional Info

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Biography

Alexander Shearer was born in Warrenheip, but enlisted from Geelong on 13th September 1915. He was 24 years old, single, and a blacksmith. He joined the 15th Australian Machine Gun Company, with Regimental No. 3248. He was killed in action at Fromelles on 19th July 1916, and is buried in Rue du Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.
Tree No. 2603

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour