Thomas Alfred BURTT

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BURTT, Thomas Alfred

Service Number: 3023
Enlisted: 22 June 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Botany, New South Wales
Schooling: Gardener's Road Public School, Mascot, New South Wales
Occupation: Postal Assistant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 3 April 1918
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block P, Plot 1X, Row O, Grave 14A
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, Enlisted for the second time
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
1 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 33rd Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, GSW (abdomen)
3 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 33rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Mark and Catherine Burtt of Mascot, NSW. Brother of James Edward Burtt who died of illness on 10 September 1917; brother of Henry William Burtt who returned to Australia. Brother to Eliza Baker who at the age of 8 years was Thomas's foster mother

Thomas Alfred Burtt served with 25th Bn at Gallipoli and lost two toes due to frost bite.

27 June 1916 - Returned to Australia

He was discharged as medically unfit in August 1916 but re-enlisted at for a second time.

Medals: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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