Louis Albert (Bertie) Burch

Name

Louis Albert (Bertie) Burch
1893

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

21/10/1916
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
G/15207
Royal Sussex Regiment
11th Bn.
"C" Coy.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 7 C.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St. John the Baptist Church Memorial, Aldbury
Aldbury Memorial Hall, Memorial, Aldbury

Pre War

Born in 1893 son of George and Eliza Burch. He was baptised on 5th March 1893 in Aldbury. 

His father died when he was 2 yrs old.In 1901, aged 8, he was living with his widowed mother in the village. 

By 1911 he was working as a farm labourer living in Trooper Lane, Aldbury. 


Wartime Service

Enlisted into the Bedfordshire Regiment (No 26614) before being transferred to the 11/Sussex Regt.  

Listed as Killed in Action during the Somme offensive  on the attack in the Redoubt Sector.

Acknowledgments

Jo Bayley
Jo Bayley