Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 240093
- Rank: Company Sergeant Major
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 31/07/1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 19 Kirk Street, Lochee
Rose Ann Burgess, 48 High St, Lochee
James, born 30.05.1910, Thomas, born 09.04.1913 & Rose Ann, born 22.06.1915
More about Duncan Burgess
Duncan has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
Duncan Burgess 240093 Black Watch
BURGESS—Killed in action on 31st July 1917, Coy.-Sergt. Major, D. Burgess, Black Watch, beloved husband of Rose Blackwood, 19 Kirk Street, Lochee.
Dundee People’s Journal 25th August 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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