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Burgess, Philip Gulson (1891-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Philip Gulson Burgess, born 4 April 1891, son of John Gulson Burgess and Jessie Anne Burgess of Belsize House, Worthing, Sussex, formerly of Loughborough. Brother of Eustace Humphrey Burgess (1889-?).

 

Attended Mr Colgrove's Preparatory School, Loughborough.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) May 1903- July 1908. Took part in the 1905 Sherborne Pageant www.flickr.com/photos/sherborneschoolarchives/15974327392...

 

WW1, 2nd Lieutenant in The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 8th (S.) Bn. Died 13 October 1915 while a prisoner at Douai, of wounds received at Loos on 25 September 1915.

 

Commemorated at:

Douai Communal Cemetery, D.4 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/321424/BURGESS,%20PHI...

 

Worthing War Memorial.

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance. Mrs Burgess donated £10 towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of her son, 2nd. Lt. P.G. Burgess.

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