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Vincent J. Standen

Corporal

39th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Palustris
  • Planted By: Miss J. Shaw
  • Plaque: 2714

Additional Info

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Biography

John Vincent Standen was born in Birregurra, and enlisted from Ballarat on 10th March 1916. He was 26 years old, unmarried and a dairyman. He was allocated to the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1910. During his service he was promoted to Corporal. On 27th September 1918 he was seriously wounded in the thigh. He was evacuated to hospital in the UK and died on 6th November 1918. He is buried in Hove Old Cemetery, Sussex, UK.
Tree No. 2714

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour