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Percy Renfree


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Richards
  • Plaque: 262

Additional Info

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Percy John Renfree was born in Adelaide, SA, was married to Mrs Gladys Maud Renfree and working as a Grocer's driver in Sebastopol when he enlisted in the 8th Battalion, D Company on 25 August 1914 at the age of 23. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914 after suffering from a septic throat. He was wounded in action on 4 April 1916 having received a severe gunshot wound to the left arm which resulted in compound fracture. He was evacuated to hospital and later invalided to Australia on 13 February 1917.
Tree No. 262

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour