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WiIliam Kihang


5th Pioneers Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss K. Rundle
  • Plaque: 320

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat, William Kihang was a single 25 year old upholsterer at the time of his enlistment in Traralgon, Victoria on the 24th of October 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on the 2nd of February 1915.
On the 8th of August 1918, he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his right elbow.
William returned to Australia on the 29th of January 1919 and was discahrged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 30th of March 1919.

Tree No. 320

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour