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Allan Primrose


3rd Divisional Ammunition Column

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Miss S. Grose
  • Plaque: 3399

Additional Info

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Allan Verner Primrose was born in Ballarat and was an Iron Worker living in Kingston when he enlisted in the Howitzer Brigade 23, Battery 109 on 21 January 1916 at the age of 28. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916. He was attached to the 5th Field Artillery Brigade and later the 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column as a Gunner on 22 August 1917. According to his record he escaped any serious incident, illness or injury (other than a bout of influenza) for the duration of his tour of duty, returning to Australia on 3 January 1919.
Tree No. 3399

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour