CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Christopher Frank Trees
Died: September 29, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Samuel Trees (Mother), 399 Sherbourne St., Toronto, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
Barracks, West Toronto
Date of Birth:
July 14, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Merchant
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Cambrai
Date of Death:
September 29, 1918
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Bourlon Wood Cemetery, France
Plot:
I. E. 2.
Commemorated:
Toronto Board of Trade Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9768 - 44
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles

Son of Samuel and Jane Frances Trees, of 399, Sherbourne St., Toronto.

War Diary for 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, September 1918, states that Lieut. C.F. Trees was Killed on the 29th of September during the action in front of Cambrai.  His Company lost all of their officers (2 Killed and the rest wounded) during the action on the 29th.