Thomas Hubert Burtt

Surname: Burtt
Other names: Thomas Hubert
Other people in this story:
William Burtt
Martha Burtt (nee Hayward)
Alice Eliza Yeatman
William Francis Burtt
Locations in this story:
Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire
East Hatch, Tisbury, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Newtown, Tisbury, Wiltshire
Mere, Wiltshire

Thomas Hubert Burtt was born in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, on 29 Jul 1892 the son of William Burtt and Martha Burtt (nee Hayward).  He lived his early life at Harwood, Donhead, St. Andrew, until by 1911 the family had moved to East Hatch, Tisbury, Wiltshire.  He had enlisted on 15 Feb 1916 and joined the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 23670).  He served in France and Flanders where he received gun shot wounds to the right arm.  He was discharged as being physically unfit for further service on 12 Oct 1918 and awarded the Silver War Badge No. B34093 plus a pension until 10 Apr 1923.  He was also awarded the Victory and British War Medals.    His marriage to Alice Eliza Yeatman was registered in Shaftesbury, Dorset, during 1919.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 30 Castle Street, Newtown, Tisbury, Wiltshire, working as an Estate Motor and Lorry Driver.  His death was registered in Mere, Wiltshire, during 1973.   His brother, William Francis Burtt, also served in the conflict.


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