Private Charles Thomas Burgess

Army Number: 26762

Battalion: 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Son of William and Elizabeth Burgess, of 12, Carter Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a call miner prior to enlisting on 2nd June 1915 at Mansfield. He went to France on 6th March 1916 and suffered gunshot wounds to his left leg on 31st July 1917. He was admitted to No. 54 General Hospital, Wimereux, on 2nd August 1917 and was transferred to England on Hospital Ship St. David, on 9th August 1917. He returned to France on 14th November 1917 and was captured at Bullecourt, 21st March 1918 and died as a prisoner of war, 12th November 1918, aged 24.

Buried: Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 11. Row C. Grave 1.

Private Charles Thomas Burgess is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Lawrence the Martyr Church War Memorial, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. 
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.