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George S. Sells

Private

6th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss J. Renkin
  • Plaque: 651

Additional Info

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Biography

Samuel George Sells was born in Ballarat East but was living in South Melbourne when he enlisted on 12th May 1915. He was 32 years old, married and employed as a labourer. He joined the 6th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2250A. On 7th August 1915 he was killed in action during the Battle of Lone Pine on 7th August 1915. His name is on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 651

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour