Archibald Duncan BALL

Archibald Duncan Ball Photo:
Rosalie Shire Historical Society
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Grocer
Enlisted
18-March-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
588
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, C Company
Embarked
29-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Bugler
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
29 July 1916
Place
Pozieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Goombungee's Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

 

Archie Ball served at Gallipoli in November and December 1915. He arrived in France from Egypt n March 1916. He was reported missing in action following vicious fighting at Pozieres on 29 July 1916. It was later confirmed he had been killed in action and buried in the battlefield. He was only 20. After the war his grave could not be found.

 

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