Robert Stratton Burleigh

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 5696
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Household Cavalry
  • Unit/Ship: Lovat Scouts
  • Place of Death: Aldershot Military Hospital, England
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 07.05.1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: G.3.191.

Personal Information

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  • Mother:

    Jessie E. Burleigh

  • Father:

    Robert Burleigh

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More about Robert Stratton Burleigh

Robert Stratton Burleigh   5696   House Cavalry

BURLEIGHAt Military Hospital, Aldershot. On the 7th inst., No. 5696 Trooper Robert Stratton Burleigh, Lovat Scouts, aged 24 years, youngest son of the late Jessie Elder or Burleigh, and nephew of Jeannie Elder, 22 Constitution Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 13th May 1916

BURLEIGHIn loving remembrance of my dear nephew, Trooper Robert S. Burleigh, youngest son of the late Jessie Elder and Robert Burleigh, who died at Aldershot, on the 7th May 1916.  Interred in Balgay Cemetery. – Inserted by his aunt, Jeannie Elder, 22 Constitution Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 12th May 1917

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