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George G. Arthur


5th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss R. Dunstan
  • Plaque: 2848

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat and a clerk by trade George Gordon Arthur was 22 years and single when enlisted on the 5th of January 1916, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board 'C' Coy. 22nd Battalion Dep. on the 1st of April 1916. Admitted to hospital sick for scabies the 13th of January 1918. Transferred from 10th battalion A.I.F. to 5th battalion A.I.F and appointed Lance corporal on the 15th of February 1918. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on the 1st of January 1920 and transferred to 24th Battalion and appointed Lieutenant on the 12th of November 1925. Advised returning to Australia on the 8th of September 1919. Was struck off strength on the 16th of September 1919 and on the 18th of December 1919 appointment terminated. Retired on the 30th of March 1933. Placed on the retired list on the 30th of June 1942. Tree No.2848

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour