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Harold Gladstone Burgess

In memory of:

Private Harold Gladstone Burgess

September 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

730398

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 11, 1897

Son of Geo. H. and Elizabeth Maud Burgess, of Galt, Ontario. Enlisted Jan., 1916. Served two years overseas.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 29.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Harold Burgess– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, 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 123 of 926.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.

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