Duncan Burgess

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 240093
  • Rank: Company Sergeant Major
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 19 Kirk Street, Lochee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Rose Ann Burgess, 48 High St, Lochee

  • Children:

    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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