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George A. Jenkin

Lance Corporal

58th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss T. Mitchell
  • Plaque: 3153

Additional Info

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Biography

George Andrew Jenkin was born in Broomfield, but enlisted from Cambrian Hill on 17th July 1915. He was 23 years old, single, and working as a farm hand. He was posted to the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4526. He was later transferred to the 58th Infantry Battalion. His unit was in the trenches when he was killed in action on 29th September 1916. He is buried in the Rue Pettillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.
Tree No. 3153

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour