Photo of Clarence W. Jolly

Clarence W. Jolly

Private

1st Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss N. Bawden
  • Plaque: 851

Additional Info

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Biography

Wesley Clarence Jolly was born in and enlisted from Sebastapol on 8th July 1915. He was 18 years old, single, and a timber worker. He was drafted to the 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4231. Later he was transferred to the 31st Infantry Battalion. He was killed in the trenches near Pozieres on 21st July 1916, and buried in Rue Pettillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.

He had two brothers who also served: Pte George Hector Jolly, 31st Bn (Tree No 1182), returned to Australia, 22 February 1917 and Pte Albert Thomas Jolly, 31st Bn (Tree No 3398), returned to Australia 20 April 1919
Tree No. 851

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour