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Wilfred G. Salmon

Lieutenant

C

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 I. Jones
  • Plaque: 717

Additional Info

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Biography

Wilfred Graham Salmon was born in Ballarat East, Victoria, was single and a Station manager when he enlisted in the Field Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10 on 5 June 1915 at the age of 20. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915. He joined the Royal Flying Corps Trailing Depot on 9 November 1916 before being transferred to 4th Field Artillery brigade.

He was discharged 16 March 1917. Unfortunately, he was killed in action over London during German raid on 7 July of that year.

His brother, John Walker Salmon, 4th Field Artillery Brigade also served. (Tree No. 1764)
Tree No. 717

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour