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Charles R. Rooney

Sergeant

46th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss H. Rooney
  • Plaque: 888

Additional Info

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Biography

Charles Robert Rooney was a gardener who had been born in Ballarat and enlisted from there on 9th July 1915. He was 21 years of age, and single. He joined the 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3896. Later he was promoted to Sergeant, and also was transferred to 46th Infantry Battalion. On 11th April 1917 he was killed in action at Bullecourt. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 888

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour