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G. Everett James

Captain

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Angustifolia Oxycarpa
  • Planted By: Miss E. Upham
  • Plaque: 573

Additional Info

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Biography

George Everett James was born at Ballarat East and was teaching at Mt Rowan when he enlisted on 16th December 1914. He was 24 years old and unmarried. He was posted to 8th Infantry Battalion and promoted to Captain. He was seriously wounded near Pozieres, and died on 24th July 1916. He is buried in the Becourt Military Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 573

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour