Sturt & Learmonth Streets,
Ballarat VIC 3350
Deane B White and R Ellis
Almost 4,000 men and women from the Ballarat district enlisted for World War I. Of this number, 528 (or 1 in every 8) were killed in action or died of wounds.
Anthony Gilpin, known as “Son”, was born in Ballarat, Victoria, in 1892, the son of Alexander Gilpin and his second wife Hannah. Anthony’s father was a
Studio portrait of three officer of the 23rd Battalion who all embarked together from Melbourne on 10 May 1915 aboard HMAT Euripides. Two are from Ballarat.