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Archibald Black


3rd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Davies
  • Plaque: 3131

Additional Info

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Archibald Black, a miner from Scarsdale, enlisted in the 43rd Battalion on 21 January 1916 at the age of 28. His unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916. His natural leadership and dedication to duty led him through a series of promotions and eventually a Commission to Lieutenant on 24 November 1917. He returned to Australia 23 July 1919
Tree No. 3131.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour