Photo of William A. Austin

William A. Austin

Sapper

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss M. Gibson
  • Plaque: 3208

Additional Info

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Biography

William Ambrose Austin enlisted in Drysdale, Victoria, at the age of 21 on the 16th of April 1915. He had been born in Horsham, Victoria was single, and was employed as a Baker. He volunteered and was stationed with the 8th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement later transferring to the 1st Divisional Signal Company with the Regimental number 2204. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 21st March 1919. Tree No. 3208.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour