William James BURGESS

Regimental number4663
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Junee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address14 Cambridge Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs M burgess, 14 Cambridge Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 December 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTancrez Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susan BURGESS; husband of Mary BURGESS, 11 Denison Street, Rozelle, New South Wales. Native of harefield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal