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Clifford Burgess

In memory of:

Private Clifford Burgess

July 16, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

163245

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. Margaret Burgess, of Paris, Ont.; husband of Gladys Lorraine Burgess, of 126, Hampton Avenue, Toronto, Ont.

Commemorated on Page 530 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PARIS CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 244. 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers
  • Newspaper Clipping– BRANTFORD EXPOSITOR articles.
Image courtesy Brantford Public Library
  • Newspaper Clipping– BRANTFORD EXPOSITOR article
Image courtesy Brantford Public Library
  • Newspaper clipping– REGIMENTAL REUNION C. Burgess attends
  • Paris War Memorial– Paris Ontario War Memorial. An unveiling and dedication ceremony was conducted at the memorial on November 11th, 1930. The memorial was unveiled by Mrs. R. Baldwin, mother of Nursing Sister Dorothy Baldwin. A dedicatory address was made by Lt.-Col. the Ven. Archdeacon F. G. Scott, D.S.O. (Canon Scott). Bands of the 10th Brant Dragoons and the 1st Dufferin Rifles assisted in the service. The memorial was designed and built by the Hunter Granite Works, Simcoe, Ontario. It is inscribed: 1914 - 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF PARIS WHO FELL AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Roll of Honour– This Roll of Honour appeared in the pamphlet distributed at the Paris Ontario War Memorial's unveiling and dedication ceremony on November 11th, 1930.

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