Altrincham WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter B. 

James Burgess

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn [2] ('C' Coy)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Lancashire Fusiliers
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Cemetery, Poperinge
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1886 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/188,
the only son of William & Sarah Ann Burgess (neƩ Smith).

1891 Census - Hale Green, Hale.   Son - aged: 5 - born: Altrincham.   Head
of household - William Burgess - Married - aged: 31 - occ: Grocer's Vanman
- born: Mobberley.   Also - Sarah A. Burgess Wife - aged: 33 - born: Styal,

1901 Census - Wigan Coal Yard (next to 32 Chapel Road, Sale).   Son - aged:
15 - occ: Van Boy - born: Altrincham.    Head of household - William
Burgess - Married - aged: 41 - occ: Coal Carter - born: Mobberley.   Also
Sarah Ann Burgess - Wife - aged: 42 - born: Styal.

Married Hannah Whitelegg during the December quarter 1910 in the Bucklow
R.D. - ref: 8a/323.

1911 Census - Rose Cottage, Green Lane, Ashton upon Mersey.   Head -
Married - aged: 26 - occ: Greengrocer (own account) - born: Altrincham. 
Also - Hannah Burgess - Wife - aged: 19 - occ: Tobacconist & Sweets - born:
Ashton upon Mersey.
His parents were also residing at Green Lane, Ashton upon Mersey.  His
father was now employed as a Greengrocer and Fruiterer.

Employed for a number of years by Mr. John Williams & Sons, Grocers, Sale. 
  Later employed in his father's greengrocery business.

Associated with the Ashton on Mersey Congregational Church Sunday School.

Enlisted in September 1916 and had been at the front ten months.

Left a widow and one son.   Commemorated on the private family gravestone
in Hale Cem.

Flanders M.I. - "Time changes many things, but memory of you Jim, always

His father, William died 16/10/1941 aged 81 years and his mother, Sarah Ann
died 25/04/1940 aged 82 years.   His only son William died 02/01/1921 aged
7 years.

Memorials found on:
St. Martin's (Ashton on Mersey)St. Martin's Window (Ashton on Mersey)
Sale United Reformed
Similar Names