The CWGC shows him as the son of Deborah Burgess of St. James Road, Goffs Oak, research shows him as her stepson. He was born in 1877 in Goffs Oak, the son of Joseph and Mary*1. He had 3 brothers and they lived in St. James Road, Goffs Oak.
Possibly formerly 5195.
*1 Believed that Joseph and Mary are the correct parents based on his age. In June 1997 Broxbourne borough Council received a suggestion from the Chairman of Goffs Oak Community Association to name roads to commemorate the men who lost their lives in the two world wars that are displayed on the Goffs Oak War Memorial. It was decided that these names should be used for the large development in Hammond Street Road This soldier was one of them, Burgess Close is named in his memory.