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Kenneth Trethowan


2nd Australian General Hospital

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Palustris
  • Planted By: Miss E. Bawden
  • Plaque: 2722

Additional Info

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Kenneth Stanley Trethowan was born in Ballarat East, Victoria, was single and a Gardener when he enlisted with the Army Medical Corps, March 1917 Reinforcements on 21 February 1916 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917. He was admitted to War Hospital in Southampton due to serious illness on 10 October 1917 until 1 August 1918 when he was transferred to London. He was diagnosed with severe influenza, spending a considerable amount of the war confined to hospital beds. He returned to Australia on 1 April 1919.
Tree No. 2722

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour