Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Henry Burgess

In memory of:

Private Robert Henry Burgess

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

53659

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 1, 1885

Commemorated on Page 61 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 15.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Private Burgess' grave, May 2016. Rest in Peace.
  • Circumstances of Death– 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 131 of 926.

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