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Duncan Blythen

Private

14th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss E. Evans
  • Plaque: 280

Additional Info

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Biography

Duncan Tonkinson Blythen was born in Mt Egerton. He was living in Ballarat East when he enlisted on 9th September 1914. He stated that he was 30 years old, single and employed as a labourer. He was posted to the 14th Infantry Battalion with the Regimental No. 1573. He was wounded on Gallipoli but died on 29th May 1915 while being evacuated to the UK. He was buried at sea between Gallipoli and Malta. His name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial at Gallipoli.
Tree No. 280

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour