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William H Thurling


5th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Procera
  • Planted By: Miss E. Scott
  • Plaque: 740

Additional Info

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William Henry Thurling was a labourer in Ballarat East when he enlisted on 15th June 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, and was 18 years old and single. He joined the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2700. On 25th July 1916 he was killed at Pozieres. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 740

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour