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Edward Gunn

Corporal

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Military Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss H. Gunn
  • Plaque: 380

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Biography

Born in Ballarat, Edward Gunn was a single 19 year old student at the time of his enlistment on the 14th of October 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on the 19th of October 1914.
On the 24th of July 1915, he was wounded in Gallipoli with a wound to his scalp. He rejoined his unit on the 9th of September 1915.
On the 30th of July 1916, Edward was appointed Lance Corporal.
On the 23rd of September 1916, he was promoted to Corporal.
On October 4th 1917, he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his right knee joint and scalp and was transferred to England on the 13th of January 1918. Edward returned to Australia on the 17th of June 1918 and was discharged on the 23rd of March 1919.

Tree No. 380

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour