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Henry Smith


8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Warrick
  • Plaque: 63

Additional Info

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Private Henry Smith, a Melbourne-born Horse Driver, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 12 September 1914. On 14 May 1915 he suffered a serious gunshot wound to the eye which resulted in hospitalization. He later suffered another gunshot wound to the 'left eyebrow'. On 24 June 1916 Pvt Smith revived a medial discharge for the gunshot wounds to the head and heart disease.
Tree No. 63

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour