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William A. Harrison


5th Divisional Signal Company

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Miss M. Sullivan
  • Plaque: 3785

Additional Info

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Born in Sebastopol, Victoria, William Armstrong Harrison was a married 22 year old railway employee when he enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria on the 3rd of May 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on the 20th of June 1916.
On the 28th of April 1918, William was transferred to the 5th Australian Divisional Signal Company.
On the 22nd of August 1918, he was wounded in action. He was invalided to the U.K on the 27th of August with contusions on his abdomen.
William returned to Australia on the 2nd of March 1919 and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 9th of April 1919.

Tree No. 3785

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour