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Russell E. Sara

Lieutenant

7th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Miss O Merriman
  • Plaque: 2742

Additional Info

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Biography

Russell Eric Sara was appointed Lieutenant in the 7th Infantry Battalion. When he enlisted on 17th May 1916 he was a saddler at Learmonth, where he had been born. He was 23 years old, and unmarried. On 21st September 1917 he was killed during the fighting at Menin Road, and is buried at Perth Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium.
Tree No. 2742

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour