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William J. Sells

Private

6th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss M. Lee
  • Plaque: 617

Additional Info

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Biography

William John Sells was born in Ballarat East, and enlisted from Avoca on 20th April 1915. He was 23 years old, single and a commercial traveler. He was drafted to the 6th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No. 2249. He was killed in action on the 7th August 1915 in the fighting around Hill 971. His name is on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 617

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour