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William Munro


23rd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Glabra Lutescens
  • Planted By: Miss M. Ellis
  • Plaque: 3711

Additional Info

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William Munro was a married 32 year old labourer at the time of his enlistment on the 16th of February 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on the 25th of September 1916.
On the 22nd of September 1917, William was wounded in action. He embarked for England on the 7th of October, and was admitted to the 1st Southern General Hospital on the 9th of October with gunshot wounds to his right arm and side.
William rejoined his battalion on the 20th of February 1918.
He returned to Australia on the 5th of August 1919, and was discharged on the 2nd of January 1920 due to the termination of his enlistment period.

Tree No. 3711

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour