Photo of John Halligan

John Halligan

2nd Lieutenant

59th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss G. Groat
  • Plaque: 321

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Biography

John Halligan was a Lieutenant in both the 7th and 59th Infantry Battalions. He was a 19 years old, an unmarried salesman of Ballarat when he enlisted on 26th October 1914. On the 31st may 1917 he died of wounds in the 56th Casualty Clearing Station. A grenade had been accidentally detonated. He is buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 321

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour