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Ernest Davey


8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss D. Morrell
  • Plaque: 69

Additional Info

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Ernest Davey, a Ballarat-born Butcher, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 18 August 1914. On 1 Julie 1916 he received a gunshot wound to the upper arm and was hospitalized. After being released back to duty Pvt Davey received 14 days detention for drunken disorderly and assaulting a military police officer. He was again wounded in action on 3 November 1917, discharged as fit seven days later. He received his discharge from service on 5 April 1918.
Tree No. 69

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour