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James Burt


1st Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: L. George
  • Plaque: 1411

Additional Info

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Born in Bendigo, Victoria and a Cook by Occupation, James Burt was 32 years and single when enlisted on the 13th of July 1915 in the 12th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4383. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 'Afric' on the 5th of January 1916. Private wounded in action and admitted to Cambridge Hospital gunshot wound face in France on the 19th of August 1918 and Invalided to U.K. shot wound face from France and was listed as returned to Australia per 'Commonwealth' on the 13th of April 1919 and disembarked on the 8th of June 1919. Discharged from the Military Unit on the 29th of August 1919. Tree No. 1411

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour