Worcestershire. 23 November 1915

Thomas Burgess was born and lived at Lyde Green, Cradley. He was an early volunteer for the Worcesters in 1914 and joined the 4th Battalion. He was with them in the dangerous landing on the 26th April but they had gained little more than foothold on this difficult terrain. The troops had to endure the extremes of temperature as well as the three exhausting battles of Krithia and trench warfare in the ravines and gullies of the Gallipoli terrain. Private Thomas Burgess was killed in action by a sniper on the 23rd November and is buried in Azmak Cemetery (II C 3). He is commemorated on the Cradley and Halesowen Memorials. His brother, Bert, was killed on the Somme in October 1916

Commemorated at:

Cradley Memorial

Cradley Memorial

Cradley,Dudley,West Midlands,England

View Memorial...

Get involved with our project...

If you have information about Thomas burgess. or any of the Men & Memorials of Dudley we would love to hear from you. Simply fill out our online form with your details and we will get in touch with you to find out more.

Send us your information...