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George Malcolm

Lance Corporal

6th Machine Gun Company

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss E. Richards
  • Plaque: 758

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Born in Ballarat, George Malcolm was a painter by trade. At the time of his enlistment on the 15th of June 1915 he was single, and 23 years old. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on the 26th of August 1915.
On the 12th of August 1916 he was appointed Lance Corporal.
George was wounded in action on the 3rd of May 1917 with a gunshot wound to his chest. He rejoined his unit on the 14th of August 1917.
On the 15th of January 1918, George was admitted to hospital after being accidentally injured.
He embarked for England on the 1st of May 1918 and was admitted to Norfolk War Hospital in Thorpe, Norwich, England with an incised wound to his forehead on the 3rd of May.
George returned to Australia on the 2nd of March 1919 and was discharged on the 30th of May 1919 as medically unfit due to defective vision.

Tree No. 758

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour