1. Memorial:Bellicourt British CemeteryV. M. 7.
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour57A GQS

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Family :

Son of Walter Stewart Burmester; husband of Florence Augusta Burmester.

Military :


Unit :1st Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry 
Attached : 
Action :The Final Advance in Artois 

Detail :

He was educated at Dulwich College, and entered the service of the Norddcutscher Lloyd Steamship Company at Bremen in 1898. He resigned his position in 1899 and joined the Imperial Yeomanry, serving with them in the Boer War in 1900-1 (QSA and four clasps). In 1901 he acted as Clerk to the Secretary of the Orange River Colony Administration, and as Clerk to the Colonial Secretary in 1902; acted as Chief Clerk in 1904, and again in 1905

The Final Advance in Artois occured 2nd October - 11th November 1918. Concurrently with the advances in the Somme and Arras sectors the First and Fifth British Armies continued the advance and chase the Germans back towards the Belgian border.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Letchworth No. 3503 E.C.Gibraltar

11th April 1917
25th April 1917
23rd May 1917

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