We remember Bertrand Percy Trees

We remember Bertrand Percy Trees

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Bridgetown Barbados Source:6409256 Source:6973302 13th December 1897
1901
location Orford Barracks, Warrington United Kingdom military residence address Source:6973312 31st March 1901
1901
location Orford Barracks, Warrington United Kingdom military residence address Source:6973307 1901
1901
dates Age 2 Source:6973312 1901
1911
dates Age 13 Source:6973307 1911
1911
employment Part time Barber's Assistant Source:6973307 1911
1913
service Royal Navy Boy Sailor Impregnable Source:6409256 17th September 1913 - 14th May 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Gibraltar Source:6409256 15th May 1914 - 1st August 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Vivid Source:6409256 2nd August 1914 - 19th August 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Boy 1st Class J/27231 HMS Erin Source:8871109 20th August 1914 - 12th December 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman J27231 HMS Erin Source:6409256 13th December 1915 - 13th December 1916
1915
enlistment Devonport United Kingdom Source:6409256 13th December 1915
1916
service Royal Navy Able Seaman J/27231 HMS Erin Source:8871109 14th December 1916 - 28th February 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Able Seaman J/27231 HMS Hindustan Source:6409256 1st March 1918 - 22nd April 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Able Seaman J/27231 HMS Iris II - Seaman Storming Party ("D" Company) paid via HMS Hindustan, depot ship for Zeebrugge raiders Source:6997014 22nd April 1918 - 23rd April 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Killed in action during operation off Belgian coast Zeebrugge Belgium Source:6973302 Source:6409256 23rd April 1918
1918
dates Age 20 Source:6973305 1918
sibling Reginald Trees Source:6973312
sibling Lilian Margaret Trees Source:6973307
sibling Eleanor Elizabeth Trees Source:6973307
sibling Frederick Allen Trees Source:6973307
sibling Albert Eric Trees Source:6973307
sibling Violet Anne Trees Source:6973307
sibling Maud Mary Trees Source:6973307
burial Borough Cemetery, Bootle Non-War Cemetery Liverpool United Kingdom Source:6973302

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bertrand Percy
Initials BP
Last Name Trees
Source 6409256
First Names Bertrand Percy
Initials BP
Last Name Trees
Source 6409256
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Orford Barracks, Warrington United Kingdom military residence address known 31st March 1901
Orford Barracks, Warrington United Kingdom military residence address 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Impregnable Boy Sailor
Royal Navy Gibraltar
Royal Navy Vivid
Royal Navy J/27231 HMS Hindustan Able Seaman
Royal Navy J/27231 HMS Erin Boy 1st Class
Royal Navy J/27231 HMS Erin Able Seaman
Royal Navy J27231 HMS Erin Ordinary Seaman
Royal Navy J/27231 HMS Iris II - Seaman Storming Party ("D" Company) paid via HMS Hindustan, depot ship for Zeebrugge raiders Able Seaman
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Jane Trees mother
Sgt. Reginald Pearson Trees father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reginald Trees brother
Lilian Margaret Trees sister
Eleanor Elizabeth Trees sister
Frederick Allen Trees brother
Albert Eric Trees brother
Violet Anne Trees sister
Maud Mary Trees sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Grey
DateHeightSource
1915-12-13 5'6"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Charlotte33
GRO MARINE DEATHS INDICES (1903 to 1965) Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Charlotte33
British Royal Navy & Royal Marines, Battle of Jutland 1916 servicemen Transcription Keith1947
British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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Roll of Honour plaque featuring Bertrand's name Charlotte33
Zeebrugge raid, killed and died, casualty lists, April 1918 Keith1947
Liverpool Echo Keith1947

Multimedia

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Photograph of HMS Vindictive Charlotte33
Memorial roll of honour, Zeebrugge raid Charlotte33
Storming the Mole at Zeebrugge Keith1947
HMS Iris II Keith1947
Pride and Industry Deborah102878
Seaman Storming Party list Keith1947
HMS 'Vindictive' at Zeebrugge, 23 April 1918 Keith1947
HMS Vindictive listing for VC ballot - page 5 of 6 Keith1947

Stories

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