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James Zahnleiter


5th 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: Miss D. Flockhart
  • Plaque: 623

Additional Info

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James Phillip (Peter according to Nominal Roll) Zahnleiter was born in Ballarat and enlisted as a compositor from Ballarat East on 15th March 1915. He was 26 years old and a bachelor. He was sent to the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2247. On 25th July 1916 he was killed in action at Pozieres. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 623

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour