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Reg. A. Hind


6th Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss R. Blanden
  • Plaque: 483

Additional Info

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Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Reginald Arthur Hind was a single 18 year old student at the time of his enlistment in Ballarat on the 1st of March 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A31 Ajana on the 4th of June 1915.
On the 17th of July 1916, he was appointed Lance Corporal. On the 15th of August 1916, Reginald was awarded the Military Medal. He was promoted to Corporal on the 14th of January 1917, and then to Sergeant on the 1st of April 1917.
On the 31st of October 1917, Reginald was awarded a Bar for his Military Medal.
On November 1st 1917, he was wounded in action with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest, head and leg; he was invalided to the U.K and admitted to hospital on the 4th of December 1917. He returned to Australia on the 10th of May 1918 and discharged as medically unfit on the 25th of October 1918.

Tree No. 483

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour