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Current record for: Albert Edward Burgess
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Albert Edward Burgess
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 23/09/1940
Age 53

Cause of Death No details

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23090 K

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World War 2
Air raids on Monday 23rd September 1940

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Esther Burgess, Wife
    28, Risinghall Street
  • W Burgess, Son
    24, Havelock Street N1
  • Ada Burgess, Daughter
  • Kathleen Burgess, Daughter
  • Rose Burgess, Daughter
  • Bert Burgess, Son
  • Bill Burgess, Son
  • Tommy Burgess, Son
  • Louise Burgess, Son
  • Elsie Burgess, Daughter
  • Joyce Burgess, Daughter
  • Richard Boltwood, Grandson
Media File(s) Media file(s)


LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident