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Alf. R. McConnell


24th Battalion

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss R. Wise
  • Plaque: 920

Additional Info

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Alfred Roy McConnell was born in Ballarat and enlisted from there on 12th July 1915. He was 18 years old, single and a plumber. He joined the 24th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No. 2711. Later he was transferred to the 7th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Menin Road on 20th September 1917, and is buried in the New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 920

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour