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Arthur Reece

Private

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss H. Reece
  • Plaque: 780

Additional Info

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Biography

Arthur Ernest Reece was born in Ballarat and was working at Creswick when he enlisted on 15th July 1915. He was a widower with one child, 26 years old and a wood turner. He was sent to the 21st Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2882. On 19th January 1917 he died of wounds received near Ypres, and his name is on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 780

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour