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Henry J. S. McIntosh


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss A. Palmer
  • Plaque: 3558

Additional Info

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Henry John Stanley McIntosh was born in Ballarat and was a Draper by trade when he enlisted in the 58th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement on 23 January 1918 at the age of 19. Hs unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918 but became ill during the voyage. Gastritis caused his admission to the ship's hospital then the hospital at Suez when he disembarked there on April 4th. Once recovered he completed his journey to England, reaching Southampton on May 15th, only to find himself admitted to the No.3 New Zealand General Hospital at Codford, suffering from mumps and measles. His poor health continued when, in July, he developed appendicitis and was re-admitted to the same hospital. When the war ended he returned to Australia on the Plassy and disembarked at Melbourne on October 25th 1919.
Tree No. 3558

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour