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Thomas J. Morton

Private

22nd Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss H. Odgers
  • Plaque: 694

Additional Info

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Biography

James Thomas Morton was born in Ballarat and enlisted there on 12th June 1915. He was 18 years old, single and a labourer. He joined the 22nd Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2000. On 3rd May 1917 he was killed during the fighting at Bullecourt. His name is recorded on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 694

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour