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George E. Bunting


37th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss R. Buckle
  • Plaque: 2811

Additional Info

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Born in Maryborough, Victoria and a Civil Servant by occupation, George Ernest Bunting was 37 years and married when enlisted on 28 October 1916 in the 37th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 3027. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on the 19th of February 1917. Wounded in action in France on the 4th of October 1917 and admitted to Kitchener Military Hospital Brighton – shot wound back, right ankle; wounded in action 2nd occasion, France on the 10th of August 1918 and was listed as returned to Australia on the 9th of December 1918 per 'Leicestershire' Rheumatism. Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 21st of February 1919. Tree No. 2811

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour