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Thomas Burty TREE

Regimental number4393
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address8 Monger Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Tree, 8 Monger Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 May 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date12 April 1919
Other details

Medical examination, 16 February 1916, declared applicant 'Unfit': defective vision.

War service: England

Embarked Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to Pioneer Training Bn, Sutton Veney, 27 December 1917.

Transferred to 32nd Bn, 2 January 1918.

Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 20 April 1918.

Marched out to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veney, 7 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 20 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision), Perth, 12 April 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death12 July 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, TREE Thomas Burty

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