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Gustav W. Feild

Corporal

2nd Squadron

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Miss F. Todd
  • Plaque: 3815

Additional Info

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Biography

Gustav William Field was born in Murtoa, and he enlisted in the Australian Flying Corps on 29th June 1916. He was a 32 year old, unmarried plumber. He was Regimental No. 787, and was promoted to Corporal and attached to 3rd Squadron. He took ill during leave in the UK, and was admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital on 5th November, 1918. He died of pneumonia on 9th November 1918, and is buried in Harefield [St. Mary] Churchyard. UK.
Tree No. 3815

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour