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Victor Lepp

Private

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Cr. Jenkins
  • Plaque: 457

Additional Info

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Biography

Victor Stanley Lepp was born in Ballarat and was a Packer by trade when he enlisted in the 21st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement on 9 April 1915 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 28 June 1915. On August 26th 1916 while serving with the 21st Battalion he was killed in action, his body never recovered. He is commemorated on the Australian Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France.

He had one brother who also served: Lance Corporal Clarence Rupert Lepp, 24th Bn (Tree No 3351), returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Tree No. 457

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour