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Coagh - Those That Served
85531   Captain Charles Herbert Burgess
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 24/02/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Royal Army Medical Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
26/08/1883
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Charles Herbert Burgess was the youngest son of Robert and Matilda Burgess. He was born on 26th August 1883. His was a doctor in Coagh from 1876. He was a Justice of the Peace (J.P.) in Coagh for many years. Charles attended the Royal School, Dungannon and then went to the University of Edinburgh. Captain Charles Burgess served with the Royal Army Medical Corps (R.A.M.C.) during the war. Captain Burgess was mentioned in General Allenby’s Dispatches in October 1918. Captain Charles Burgess survived the war. He was 35 years old when the war ended.
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1 1901 Census lists Burgess family Lists Charles as age 17 living with the family at house 18 in Hanover St, Coagh
2 1911 Census lists Burgess family Does not list Charles as living with the family at house 17 in Hanover St, Coagh
3 Ardboe Heritage Biography of Dr Robert Burgess, Coagh including photo
4 Brother - Harold Burgess Also served in the the war
5 Brother - Robert Burgess Also served in the the war
6 Corps News for J RAMC 1919 vol 32 Page 6 of document lists Temp Capt C H Burgess, M.B. - Despatches
7 Imperial War Museum Listed on the Royal School Dungannon WW1 Memorial
8 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
9 University of Edinburgh ROH Page 189, pdfpage 283, lists details of Capt C H Burgess
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