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Harold G. Cornell

Private

Australian Flying Corps

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss E. Storey
  • Plaque: 3721

Additional Info

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Biography

Harold Gordon Cornell was born in Richmond, Victoria, but enlisted from Lindisfarne Tas. On 15th August 1916. He was 25 years old, married and an electrician. He joined the Australian Flying Corps, and was posted as a Flight Lieutenant to 2nd Squadron. He was killed in action over Baizieux, Somme, while flight testing an aircraft on 16th December 1917. He is buried in the Dernacourt Military Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 3721

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour