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Leslie Clapham


8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss R. Messer
  • Plaque: 92

Additional Info

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Private William Edwin Leslie Clapham, a butcher born in Barkers Creek, enlisted in the 8th Infantry battalion on 18 August 1914. He was wounded with a gunshot to the fingers on 14 May 1915 and later employed as a policeman as of 10 August 1915, but was later found to be æmedically unfit', receiving a medical discharge on 24 July 1917.
Tree No. 92

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour