CEF Soldier Detail

Captain Charles Mansel Burmester
Died: October 8, 1918

Regimental Number:
29039
Survived War:
No
Force:
British Army
Regiment:
British Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Battalion, South Wales Borderers
Company:
Place of Birth:
London
Country:
Next of Kin:
Adolphine Sidonie Josephinee Burmester, wife, 645 Fifth Street East, North Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1875
Trade or Calling:
Journalist
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
39
Height:
5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 8, 1918
Age at Death:
43
Buried at:
Bellicourt British Cemetery, France
Plot:
V. M. 7.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1291 - 38
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain British Infantry 3rd Battalion, South Wales Borderers
Private Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion D Company
Prior service in South Africa as Private 6135 with 58th Company, 15th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry (QSA with 4 clasps Wittebergen, CC, OFS and SA1901). Son of Walter Stewart Burmester; husband of Florence Augusta Burmester.