BURGESS, Arthur Clements
(Service number 6/1795)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Market St, Watlington, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John Thomas Burgess (father), Market St, Watlington, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 4th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 17 April 1915
Transport Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 8 October 1915 Age 32
Place of Death Mudros from Gallipoli
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece
Memorial Reference V. B. 101
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Fairlie Primary School War Memorial; Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

Arthur Burgess was the son of John Thomas and Sarah Burgess of Fairlie


Cenotaph Oct 2013

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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