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18th Company

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Cerris
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 3924

Additional Info

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Samuel Gordon Spittle a 23 year old farmer from Creswick enlisted as a driver on July 17th 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on the 5th of November 1915. On March 9th 1916 he was appointed Lance Corporal but reverted back to a driver on May 19th.
He returned to Australia per the H.S Devanha on the 23rd of June 1919 and was discharged for termination of enlistment period on the 15th of August 1919.
Tree No: 3924

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour