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Trezise, Joseph Arthur (934)

Place of Birth: Clunes, VIC

Age: 25 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 7 June 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 934 view online service record

36 Ferrars Place
Albert Park, VIC

Next of Kin:
E L Trezise (wife)
36 Ferrars Place
Albert Park, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 20 August 1915
Ship: HMAT Kyarra A55
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 13th Light Horse Regiment – 3rd Reinforcements

DOD: Sunday, 9 February 1919
Place: England

Next of Kin later at 178 Stokes Street, Port Melbourne

Lance Corporal, 13 Light Horse, died from illness 9 February, 1919, England, aged 28, commemorated Brookwood Military Cemetery,  Surrey, England

934 (Parents: Richard (late) and Elizabeth TREZISE; wife Mrs Lucinda TREZISE, born Clunes, educated Moreland SS   Enlisted with wife at 36 Ferrars Place, later shown at Oakleigh, and 178 Stokes Street, Port Melbourne by the time of his death.  He died 9 February, 1919 at the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital in England from influenza while awaiting return to Australia; he had been invalided back to England twice in the preceding 12 months, but was on leave when admitted.  The Port Melbourne Standard(22 February, 1919) in a brief report of his demise described him as “the husband of Mrs. Trezise, the well-known patriotic worker, as well as a bereaved widow the dead soldier leaves two brothers and six sisters”)

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