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Alfred H. Holmes


1st Pioneer Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss R. Jolly
  • Plaque: 3182

Additional Info

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Alfred Henry Holmes, a Labourer from Ballarat, enlisted in the 12th Battalion, H Company on 17 September 1914 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914 and was transferred to the 1st Pioneer Battalion. He was hospitalised for influenza on 14 August 1915 and again in October and November for dysentery and bronchial catarrh. He returned to Australia 8 October 1918 and received his final discharge on 17 September 1914.
Tree No. 3182

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour