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Carl Janssen

Lance Corporal

5th Battalion

Medals Earned

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 508a

Additional Info

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Biography

Carl Wilhelm Janssen (brother of Ernek Valdemar Janssen, Tree No. 506A) was born in Ballarat but enlisted from Mentone on 18th August 1914. He was 26 years old, single and an engraver. He joined the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 757. During his service he was promoted Lance Corporal. He was seriously wounded in the Landing at Gallipoli, and was being evacuated by ship to Egypt when he died on 26th April 1914, and is buried at sea between Gallipoli and Alexandria. His name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey.
Tree No. 508A

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour