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Thos. V. Lakeland

Private

10th Light Horse Regiment

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss A. Torney
  • Plaque: 3193

Additional Info

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Biography

Thomas Victor Lakeland was born in Ballarat and enlisted from Ballarat East on 10th October 1914. He was 25 years old, single, and a labourer. He was a Trooper in the 10th Light Horse Regiment, with Regimental No. 430. The Light Horse Regiments were sent to Gallipoli to fight as infantry. Trooper Lakeland was killed in action at Gallipoli on 10th September 1915, and is buried in the Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 3193

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour