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Fred A. Calway


23rd Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss A. Overall
  • Plaque: 3274

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Born in Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria and a Farm Labourer by trade, Frederick Arthur Calway was 24 years and single when enlisted on the 19th of July 1915 in the 23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2853. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses' on the 27th of October 1915. Embarked on H.S. 'Grantully Castle' at Havre for England Gunshot Wound Face and Left Elbow; On the 28th of May 1917 admitted to Hampstead Military Hospital Gunshot Wound Elbow Left Knee; on the 1st of August 1917 admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital; on the 18th of July 1918 discharged from 1st Auxiliary Hospital to Furlo Harefield Gunshot Wound elbow and Knee; and was listed as returned to Australia per Ember 'A30' from England for change (gunshot wound Left Elbow and neck) on the 27th of September 1917. Discharged from the 3rd Military District ex A.I.F. ex 'Suevic' Military Unit on the 31st of July 1918. Tree No. 3274

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour