Walter Burgess

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Walter Burgess

Bank: London County & Westminster Bank

Place of work: London Brixton Hill branch

Died: 26 September 1915

 

Walter Thomas Burgess was born on 21 July 1895. In October 1912, when he was 17 years old, Burgess went to work for London County & Westminster Bank.

During the First World War Burgess left his job as a clerk at the bank's London Brixton Hill branch to join the army, serving as a Private in the Royal Fusiliers. He was killed on 26 September 1915, the second day of the Battle of Loos. He was 20 years old.

 

 

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