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Charles C. Coutts

Lieutenant

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Miss A. Hosking
  • Plaque: 3320

Additional Info

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Biography

Charles Clifford Coutts was 21 years old, single, and a maker of horse collars, when he enlisted from Ballarat on 14th July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat. He was allocated to the 31st Infantry Battalion. During his service he was promoted to Lieutenant. He was killed in action in the fighting at Polygon Wood on 29th September 1917, and is buried in the Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 3320

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour