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Albert E. Lepp

Private

58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Miss D. Peet
  • Plaque: 3347

Additional Info

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Biography

Albert Edward Lepp was born in Ballarat and enlisted in Ballarat South on 9th July 1915. He was a farmer, 24 years of age and single. He was appointed to the 8th Infantry battalion, with Regimental No. 4539. Later he was transferred to the 58th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Mouquet Farm on 26th August 1916. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

He had two brothers who also served: Pte Arthur Lepp, 39th Bn (Tree No 2070) to Australia, 26 September 1917., and Lance Corporal Reginald Charles Lepp, 58th Bn (Tree No 3349), returned to Australia, 6 November 1918.
Tree No. 3347

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour