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Charles Burgess

In memory of:

Private Charles Burgess

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

174968

Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 27, 1873
Caundle Purse, Dorsetshire, England

Son of the late James and Isabella Burgess; husband of Annie Burgess, of Hamilton. Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 377 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 18.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Charles Burgess– Submitted with kindness of Mary Ann by Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 103 of 926.

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