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Joseph E. Cutts

Private

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Excelsior
  • Planted By: B. Retallick
  • Plaque: 2453

Additional Info

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Biography

Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a bricklayer by trade, Joseph Edward Cutts was 22 years and single when enlisted on the 19th of June 1916 in the 8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 6246. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 'Euripides' on the 11th of September 1916. Marched out to Tidworth, England on the 9th of November 1916; marched in from Tidworth Hospital, England on the 13th of November 1917; marched in from Durrington, England on the 11th of April 1917 and marched out to 2nd Com Depot, Weymouth. Returned to Australia per H.S. A14 for discharge – Epileptic Fits and left inguinal Hernia - ex England on the 21st of July 1917. Private discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 20th of October 1917. Tree No. 2453

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour