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Goliath Bursey

In memory of:

Private Goliath Bursey

November 30, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Additional Information

Son of Reuben and Mary Bursey, of Clarenville, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 20 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

P. V. E. 4A.


The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GOLIATH BURSEY– In memory of the men and women from the Clarenville, Newfoundland area who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the Clarenville Legion (Branch 27) for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Men from Clarenville who served in the First World War– left to right: William Noseworthy, Kenneth Driscoll, Goliath Bursey, Ralph Balsom, Alonzo Adey
  • Monument in Clarenville– A closer view of the monument in Clarenville where Goliath Bursey is      commemorated
  • Monument in Clarenville 2– Monument found in Clarenville commemorating Goliath Bursey

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