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Roy J. Kinsman

Private

2nd Pioneer Battalion

Medals Earned

  • Unknown

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Angustifolia Oxycarpa
  • Planted By: Miss E. Todd
  • Plaque: 2869

Additional Info

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Biography

Roy Joseph Kinsman, enlisted as WILSON. The deceit was not discovered until after his death. He was born in Ballarat but worked as a groom in Corowa, NSW. He enlisted on 7th November 1916 and was posted to the 2nd Pioneer Battalion, with Regimental No. 3454. Later he transferred to the 37th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Passchendaele on 12th October 1917. His name is on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Tree No. 2869.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour