GREENTREE, Frederick Arthur

The following records have been discerned for Private Frederick Arthur Greentree  by Jennifer Layne for the BHCARA British Home Child Registry.  Son of Mary Ellen Lee Hailey and George Henry Greentree.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name:  Frederick Arthur Greentree
Registration Year:            1890
Registration Quarter:     Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district:        Portsea Island
Inferred County:              Hampshire
Volume:               2b
Page:     468

Library and Archives Canada
Given Name(s):                Fred
Surname:            GREENTREE
Age:       11
Gender:               M
Ship:      TUNISIAN
Port of Departure:           Liverpool
Date of Departure:          1901-03-21
Port of Arrival:   Portland
Date of Arrival:  1901-03-00
Year of Arrival:  1901
Party:    Barnardo Homes
Comments:        A group of 260 Dr. Barnardo children from London to Toronto (193), Peterborough, Ontario (6) and to Russell, Manitoba (60).
Type of Records:              Records of other organizations
Children travelling together:       Z01CH
Source: Family History Library
Reference:         Family History Library, microfilm #1449400. Original records held at National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Item Number:   100072

Ups and Downs Magazine for Barnardo Homes, published in Canada noted the following publications:

GREENTREE        Fred                       1915 January      3              18           34

In First Contingent CEF and in 60th. Moose Jaw Regiment, brother George          

GREENTREE        Fred A.                 1915 January      3              18           4

First Canadian Contingent; CEF, came 1902.

GREENTREE        Frederick A.        Emigration Party - 1st in 1901      1902 March         4              7             

Employer - Mr. John McKie. Postal Address: Glenmorris, Ontario.             Gene CS88 A1 U68, reel 3

Records note Frederick's sister Lillian's marriage to Edward Alfred Thomas.

Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928
Name:  Lillian Rose Greentree
Age:       19
Birth Date:          abt 1897
Birth Place:         Portsmith Hampshire England
Marriage Date:  24 May 1916
Marriage County or District:        Brant
Father: George Greentree
Mother:               Elen Mary Lee Greentree
Spouse:                Edward Alfred Thomas
Spouse's Age:    21
Spouse Birth Date:          abt 1895
Spouse Birth Place:         England Hertfordshire
Spouse Father: Henry John Thomas
Spouse Mother:               Mary Ann Beale Thomas

Commonwealth War Graves Registers and Circumstances of Casualty states that Frederick Died due to Service, cause of death was Meningitis after being a Prisoner of War at Kriegsgefangenenlager Ohrdruf.  He is buried in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Brant County Municipality, Ontario, Canada.  Plot: Soldiers. Blk. C. 4.

Next of Kin was noted as Sister, Mrs. Lillian Thomas of Paris, Ontario.

Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947
Name:  Frederick Arthur Greentree
Gender:               Male
Birth Year:           abt 1890
Age at Death:    30
Death Date:        31 Jul 1920
Death Place:       Halton, Ontario, Canada

Informant was his brother, George Henry Greentree.  Date of Birth noted as 20 Feb 1890.  Record states he sick for at least 14 months.

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