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Rosswell Morris Burgess

In memory of:

Captain Rosswell Morris Burgess

January 5, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Army Dental Corps

Additional Information

Son of Maria Burgess, of 50A, Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ont., and the late Solomon Lossing Burgess; husband of Edna S. Burgess, of 25, Bernard Avenue, Toronto, Ont.

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

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Centre of lot 38. Block 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Montage– The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Rosswell Burgess– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen beside the Tower is that of Rosswell Morris Burgess.  After the Second World War, the names of 557 more men and women were carved in the Memorial Arch underneath the Tower. Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Gravemarker
  • Detail of Grave Marker

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