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Harold Gladstone Burgess

Harold Gladstone Burgess

Male 1897 - 1918  (21 years)

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  • Name Harold Gladstone Burgess 
    Born 11 Jul 1897  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - Signaller 111th Battalion  [3
    • "Died of wounds (gunshot wound abdomen) at No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station".

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      Burgess, Harold Gladstone Signaller.
      Enlisted January 23, 1916 with the Signal section of the 111th Battalion of South Waterloo. Methodist. He was born in Galt on July 11 twenty-one years ago and educated in Galt. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Burgess, live at 31 Ball St., Galt, Ontario. He served in France for a year and seven months and saw heavy fighting. He died of wounds September 1, 1918. His Wounds were gun shot wounds in his chest received at Arras on Aug 29, 1918. He is buried at Ligny, St. Flochel near St. Pol, France.

      Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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    Burgess,HaroldG.-WW1.jpg
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 111th Battalion, Service #730398 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Signaller, 111th Batalion 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 31 Ball Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Abt 1916  31 Ball Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-121752P 
    Died 1 Sep 1918  [4
    Buried Ligny-Saint-Flochel, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I121752  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father George H. Burgess,   b. Jul 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Maud Racher,   b. Feb 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F42131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1897 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 31 Ball Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1916 - 31 Ball Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ligny-Saint-Flochel, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 24.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    4. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      Harold Gladstone Burgess Death Date: 1 Sep 1918 Rank: Private Unit: 19th Battalion Service number: 730398 Cemetery: Ligny St Flochel British Cemetery Cemetery Location: 4 1/2 Miles South East of St Pol, France Burial Place: France