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Alexander Tweedale


59th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Young
  • Plaque: 263

Additional Info

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Alexander Tweedale (also spelled Tweeddale) was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a Gas Fitter when he enlisted with the 59th Battalion on 13 September 1914. He transferred with the 60th Battalion and attended the School of Instruction from 29 April – 30 may 1916. Whilst in France he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the left leg and shoulder and was evacuated to England. Five months later he proceeded overseas to France and rejoined his Battalion from Wounded. He would return to hospital for illness throughout 19174/1918, but completed his tour of duty without suffering additional injuries in the field. He returned home to Australia on 14 December 1918.
Tree No. 263

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour