Photo of Frank O'Callaghan

Frank O'Callaghan

Private

11th Machine Gun Company

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Jose
  • Plaque: 861

Additional Info

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Biography

Francis Joseph O'Callaghan was born in Warracknabeal, but enlisted in Ballarat on 8th July 1915. He was 20 years old, unmarried and a moulder. He was directed to 8th Infantry battalion, with Regimental No. 3404. Later he was transferred to 11th Machine Gun Company. He was killed on 29th September 1917 in the Polygon Wood area, and is buried in the Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 861

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour