Burgess

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BURGESS Charles Chesworth                         

Service Number 1885  41st Battalion A Company 2nd Pioneers

Born :  9th May 1883 Oxley

Died : 11th April 1939 Brisbane  (55 years 11 months 2 days) 

Buried  : Toowong Cemetery

Parents  : Thomas Chesworth and Jane  nee Gilbert

Wife:

Enlisted : 23rd Jun 1915 Brisbane

Embarkation : 16th August 1915 HMAT A55 Kayara

 Returned to Australia : 9th May 1917 

Medals : British War Medal 6386

             Victory Medal      6315

             Star 1914-1915   7292

 Connection : Pioneer Descendant of the "Burgess"  Family

 

BURGESS Edward Chesworth    

Service Number 504 3rd & 12th Machine Gun Companies

            11th Depot Brisbane

Born : 30th May 1896 Christmas Creek

Died :  5TH October 1917 France

Buried : The Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres,France

Parents :  Arthur Chesworth and Mary Jane nee Toney

Enlisted : 23rd June 1916

Embarkation : 16th Dec 1916

Medals :          British War Medal      54964

                       Victory Medal           54123

 

                      Memorial Plaque      333822

Connection : Pioneer Descendant of the "Burgess"  Family

 

  

 

BURGESS George Chesworth

Service Number 3015 11th Depot Battalion

Born : 21st May 1890 Weyba Lake Noosa Heads

Died :9 Sep 1983 Queensland (93 years 3 months 19 days )

Buried : Mt Thompson

Parents :  Henry Chesworth and Louisa Jane nee Lean.

Wife : Lillian May nee Bailey

Enlisted : 9th August 1916 Brisbane

Embarkation : 7th February 1917 HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 Returned to Australia 24th January 1918 Dundee Castle

Medals : British War Medal 28172

             Victory Medal       26891

Connection : Pioneer Descendant of the "Burgess"  Family

 

BURGESS Verney Chesworth    There is currently no photo available February 2017

Service No 1612 11th Depot Battalion

Born : 2 Aug 1877 Timperley Ireland  (87 years 11 months 24 days) 

Died : 26th July 1965  Queensland

Buried : Mt Thompson 

Parents : Thomas Chesworth and Jane nee Gilbert.

Wife  : Sarah Ann  nee Toney

Enlisted : 13th November 1915 Brisbane

Embarked : 11th May 1917 HMAT Boorara A42    

Returned to Australia : 10th May 1919 Boonah

 Armistice Day 1918 : Moasear Egypt  

Medals : British War Medal 28927

             Victory Medal 27605

Connection : Pioneer Descendant of the "Burgess"  Family

 

BURGESS Verney Chesworth   

Service Number 6919 2nd Tunnelling Company

Born : 13th November 1891 Weyba Lake, Noosa Heads

Died : 3rd August 1959 Tewantin (67 years 8 months 21 days) 

Buried : Tewantin

Parents : Henry and Louisa Jane nee Lean

Wife : Evelyn Mathilde nee Walter

Embarked : 15th May 1917 Shropshire

Returned to Australia 9th October 1919 Hemmitz

 Armistice Day 1918 : Rouler France

Medals : British War Medal 29129

             Victory Medal 27909

Connection : Pioneer Descendant of the "Burgess"  Family

 

 

                                                                     

 

 

 

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