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Albert E. Belcher

Sergeant

5th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss G. Chisholm
  • Plaque: 3068

Additional Info

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Biography

Albert Belcher was born in Ballarat but enlisted in Mordialloc on 14th May 1915. He was 25, married and a carpenter. He joined the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3017. During his service he received a field promotion to Sergeant. He was killed in action at Gueudecourt , France, on 12th December 1916. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 3068

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour