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Henry Binder


11th Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Harbridge
  • Plaque: 868

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Born in Maryborough, Victoria and a Farmer by trade, Henry Binder was 18 years and single when enlisted on the 8th of July 1915 in the 5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4756. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on the 7th of March 1916. Miscellaneous information from cemetery records Commemorated on Roll of Honour, Peacock Hall, Ballarat High School, Victoria. War service: Egypt, Western Front. Transferred to 4th Division Cyclist Corps, Tel el Kebir on the 17th of April 1916. Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance on the 21st of May 1916 (influenza), and transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station. Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force on the 2nd of June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France on the 8th of June 1916. Transferred to 1st Anzac Cycle Battalion on the 9th of July 1916. Transferred to the 4th Division Ammunition Column on the 14th of February 1917. Appointed Driver on the 17th of February 1917. Transferred to the 4th Division Artillery Headquarters on the 29th of October 1917. Transferred to 4th Division Ammunition Column on the 28th of January 1918. Reverted to Gunner at own request on the 28th of June 1918. Transferred to the 11th Field Artillery Brigade on the 17th of August 1918. On leave to United Kingdom on the 6th of October 1918; re-joined unit from leave on the 30th of October 1918. On leave to United Kingdom on the 13th of December 1918; re-joined unit from leave on the 6th of January 1919. Marched out to England on the 21st of January 1919, for return to Australia. Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra' on the 12th of July 1919; disembarked Melbourne on the 6th of September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne on the 29th of October 1919. Tree No.868

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour