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Walter Burgess

In memory of:

Sergeant Walter Burgess

May 25, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

73430

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1890

Son of Edward Burgess, of Metropolitan Water Board, Brixton, London, England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 29.

Location:

Gezaincourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, situated 2 kilometres to the south-west of the town of Doullens, and BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost in Gezaincourt village opposite the Chateau entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WALTER BURGESS– In memory of the men from the 28th Battalion CEF who went to war and did not return. 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 139 of 926.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bagneux British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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