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George A. Anstis

Lance Corporal

58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss V. Guy
  • Plaque: 3279

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Born in Ballarat and a horticulturist by trade, George Albert/Austis was 21 years and single when enlisted on the 15th of July 1915 in the 29th Battalion, A Company, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 157. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on the 10th of November 1915 rank of Lance Corporal from Nominal Roll from 58th Battalion. His War service was at Egypt, France (invalided to England). Was admitted to hospital on the 28th of November 1916 and again on the 4th of December 1917 because of trench feet. On the 26th of April admitted to hospital for Laryngitis. Admitted to hospital for tonsillitis on the 10th of June 1917 and again admitted to Laken Ham Hospital Gunshot Wound Left Leg on the 12th of December 1918 and for Influenza the 5th of April 1919. On the 29th of June 1917 marched into 67th Battalion from P.T. & D.F. course Portsmouth. On the 19th of September 1917 retransferred to 29th Battalion from 67th Battalion on marching out to 69th draft Battalion. Left England for return to Australia per 'Runic' 27th of April 1919. Disembarked at Melbourne on the 10th of June 1919 and was discharged from A.I.F. at Melbourne with termination of period of enlistment. Tree No.3279

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour