We remember William Robert Burgess

We remember William Robert Burgess

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1888
birth Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:7606323 31st October 1888
1890
sibling George Edward Burgess Source:9594306 14th May 1890
1892
sibling Alice Maud Burgess Source:9594306 16th April 1892
1894
sibling Albert Victor Burgess Source:9594306 16th December 1894
1897
sibling Arthur Leopold Burgess Source:9594306 5th July 1897
1899
sibling Catherine Burgess Source:9594306 April 1899
1902
sibling Henry James Burgess Source:9594306 6th April 1902
1907
sibling Doris Sarah Burgess Source:9594306 2nd September 1907
1915
dates Age 26 Source:7620462 24th May 1915
1915
marriage Hilda Mary James Source:7621312 24th May 1915
1915
marriage Hilda Mary James Source:7620462 24th May 1915
1915
employment Carpenter Newport, Monmounthshire United Kingdom Source:7620462 24th May 1915
1915
appointments To Army Reserve on attestation Source:7621318 11th December 1915
1915
enlistment Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:7621306 11th December 1915
1915
service British Army Sapper 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Source:609296 11th December 1915
1915
location 43 Henry Street, Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom their own address Source:7621306 11th December 1915
1915
employment Carpenter/Joiner Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:7621306 11th December 1915
1915
dates Age 27 Source:7621306 11th December 1915
1916
appointments Mobilised Source:7621318 8th May 1916
1916
appointments Posted - Sapper Source:7621318 9th May 1916
1916
appointments Carpenter - Proficient Source:7621342 9th May 1916
1916
children Dorothy Hilda Burgess Source:7621312 8th October 1916
1917
appointments Carpenter - Skilled Source:7621342 2nd March 1917
1917
appointments Embarked Source:7621318 10th June 1917
1917
service British Army Sapper 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Source:609296 10th June 1917
1918
appointments Carpenter - Superior Source:7621342 12th October 1918
1919
service British Army Lance Corporal 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Source:609296 18th June 1919
1919
appointments Appointed Lance Coprporal Source:7621318 18th June 1919
1919
hospitalisation Operation for Appendicitis Hospital/Institution Source:7621348 16th September 1919
1919
discharge Source:7621335 25th September 1919
1920
children William James Burgess Source:9594258 29th September 1920
service British Army Sapper 8470 Royal Engineers Source:7621300
service British Army Sapper 388470 Royal Engineers Source:7621300
1941
death Not War Related Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:7620466 13th December 1941

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Robert
Initials WR
Last Name Burgess
Source 7606323
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
43 Henry Street, Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom their own address known 11th December 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 388470 Royal Engineers Sapper
British Army 8470 Royal Engineers Sapper
British Army 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Sapper
British Army 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Sapper
British Army 388470 Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy Hilda Burgess daughter 8th October 1916
William James Burgess son 29th September 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Burgess father
Catherine Walkley mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Edward Burgess brother 14th May 1890
Alice Maud Burgess sister 16th April 1892
Albert Victor Burgess brother 16th December 1894
Catherine Burgess sister April 1899
Henry James Burgess brother 6th April 1902
Doris Sarah Burgess sister 2nd September 1907
Arthur Leopold Burgess brother 5th July 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hilda Mary James wife 24th May 1915
Hilda Mary James wife 24th May 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-12-11 5'4"

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947

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1939 Register Steve27159
1911 Census Wales Steve27159

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