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J. Cromwell Hurley

Lance Corporal

22nd Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Wormald
  • Plaque: 3514

Additional Info

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Biography

John Cromwell Hurley was born in Everton, but enlisted from Armadale on 29th May 1916. He was 26 years old, married and employed as a clerk. He was drafted to the 22nd Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 5931. He was promoted to Lance Corporal during his service in France. During the 2nd battle of Bullecourt he was killed in action. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 3514

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour