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James Burles

Male 1886 - 1916  (30 years)


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  • Name James Burles 
    Born 1886  Great Wakering, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1891  New Town, Great Wakering, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  New Town, Great Wakering, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    74 Company RGA Military 
    Military 1905-1916 
    42nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in Action. 
    Died 19 Sep 1916  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0368  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 

    Father Edward John Burles
              b. 16 Jun 1847, Eastwood, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Mar 1914, Union Infirmary, (Workhouse), Rochford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Franklin
              b. 8 Aug 1856, Great Wakering, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Nov 1920, Severalls Mental Hospital, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1875  Register Office, Rochford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He was 27, she was 20.
      He was living in Eastwood and she was living in Great Wakering at time of marriage.
      Witnesses were E M Boosey & Mary Dennis.
    Family ID F010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1886 - Great Wakering, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - New Town, Great Wakering, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - New Town, Great Wakering, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 74 Company RGA Military - 1911 - India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Sep 1916 - France Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1911 census - India RG14; Piece: 34981; Page: 1
      James Burles aged 25 74 Company RGA Military born Gt Wakering

      Gunner 24518, 42nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery was killed in action on Tuesday 19th September 1916. He is commemorated at the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France (Pier and Face 8A).

      From a WW1 death roll - BURLES, 24518 Gnr. James, Royal Garrison Artillery.
      Gunner Burles was the second son of Mrs Burles of 3, New Town, Great Wakering where he was educated. He joined the army at nineteen, serving eight years in India, Suvla Bay and France where he was killed in action on 20th September 1916 aged 30. His name appears on the Great Wakering Memorial. See Southend Standard 28.9.1916, obit,; 5.10.1916, photo.


      He was the brother of Mr E. J. Burles of 3 New Town, Great Wakering, Essex.