Burnard, Wesley Charles: Service no. 803058


Source: Regimental Rouge

Digitized Service Records


Source: The Regimental Rouge

On the day of battle
He bravely took his place:
He fought and died for England
And the honor of his race.

Enlisted March 16, 1916, with the 135th Batt’n. Transferred to the 18th Batt’n. Killed in action at Vimy Ridge, April 9, 1917.
Age 20 years.

From his sorrowing Mother and Father.

“Killed in Action” He was instantly killed by enemy shell fire, while in the front line trenches, on Vimy Ridge.

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