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John J. Lythgo


22nd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Miss M. Briscoe
  • Plaque: 2922

Additional Info

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John Jules Lythgo was a single 18 year old tile maker at the time of his enlistment on the 26th of February 1917. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on the 30th of October 1917.
On the 19th of May 1918, John was wounded in action. He rejoined his battalion on the 3rd of June 1918 after suffering from shell shock.
On the 26th of June 1918, John was admitted to hospital with neurasthenia.
He returned to Australia on the 27th of February 1919 and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 14th of March 1919.

Tree No. 2922

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour