1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Edwin Charles Burlong

Contributed by: Paul Burlong, on 2008-11-12

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First Name Edwin Charles
Surname Burlong
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Lindfield, West Sussex

Edwin Charles's Story

Private 46339 aged 23 1st battalion the Royal Fusiliers, 24th Division killed in action on first day of third battle of Ypres 31 July 1917 son of Henry and Eliza of Dens Cottages Buckshalls, Lindfield, born Lindfield, employed as a baker by Mr T. E. Charman of the High Street. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. mr 29.

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