Lieutenant Christopher Frank Trees

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
Age at Enlistment:
Enlisted at:
Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Barracks, West Toronto
Civilian Occupation:
Merchant
Saw Service in:
Unknown
Date of Death:
September 29, 1918
Age at Death:
34
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Cambrai
Burial:
Bourlon Wood Cemetery, France
Plot:
I. E. 2.
Commemorated:
Toronto Board of Trade Memorial
 
Date of Birth:
July 14, 1884
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Samuel Trees (Mother), 399 Sherbourne St., Toronto, Canada
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Not Specified
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
Feet Inches
Chest:
Inches
Expansion:
Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
   
NAC Reference: ^ra9768 - 44
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Awards and Decorations
Notes

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.

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