John A. Anderson
John Austin Anderson was the son of Daniel William and Elizabeth Jane Anderson, and husband of Ethel Maud Anderson of 312 Ripon Street South, Ballarat, with whom he had 2 children. He attended the Urquhart Street State School as a child. He was a 33 year old engineer at enlistment, 24 July 1915. 
John Anderson was a sergeant with the 2nd Tunnelling Company. He was 34 years of age when he was killed in action in France on 01 July 1916. Anderson is buried at Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres.
- News was received on Thursday that Ser geant John Anderson, a Ballarat member the Australian Miners' Corps, has been killed, in action in France.
Tree 1004 was planted in the Ballarat Avenue of Honour was planted for John Anderson, a former member of the Ballarat City Fire Brigade. The tree is a Lime, and was planted on 17 August 1917 by Miss Harvey.
John A. Anderson's name is commemorated on the grave of Herbert John Anderson Ballaarat Old Cemetery.
- Garry Snowden
- Research by Damian Finlayson
- http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/bundled/RCDIG1067112.pdf, Accessed 225 April 2014.
- The Age, 14 July 1916.
- Lucas's Staff Appreciation of Brave Men, Final Edition, June 1919.
- Ballarat School of Mines Honor Roll, University of Ballarat Historical Collection cat.no 536
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