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Bert. Shortridge

Private

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss L. Doak
  • Plaque: 3077

Additional Info

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Biography

Bertram Clarence Shortridge was born in Ballarat but enlisted from Townsville, Qld., on 24th January 1916. He was 28 years old, single, and a fitter mechanic. He was marched into 3rd Division HQ , with Regimental No. 293. Later he was transferred to 41st Infantry Battalion. On 16th October 1917 he died of wounds inflicted at Passchendaele, and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium.
Tree No. 3077

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour