Photo of Michael Aylward

Michael Aylward

Private

21st Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Miss I. Kewley
  • Plaque: 3306

Additional Info

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Biography

Michael Aylward was born in Mt Egerton but later moved to Sebastopol . He was 27 and employed as a stevedore when he enlisted at Melbourne in July 1915. He was a member of the 21st Infantry Battalion with the Regimental No. 2012. He was killed on 26th August 1916 during the fighting at Mouquet Farm and is buried in Aveluy Wood Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 3306

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour