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Mark Victor Tregurtha

Private

5th Pioneer Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Ald. W. W. Cabena
  • Plaque: 2609

Additional Info

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Biography

Mark Victor Tregurtha was born in Ballarat East and was a Railway Employee by trade when he enlisted in the 8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement on 20 July 1915 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916 and reached France in late June. He served there with the 5th Pioneer Battalion until he suffered a gunshot wound to his left leg on September 29th 1918. He was invalided to the U.K. before being returned to Australia. He was discharged on March 22nd 1919.
Tree No. 2609

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour