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19-August-2015
19-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
Monument erected in memory of Francis Carleton Burges who died of wounds recieved in the Battle of the Somme during World War One. The ground was given to the children of Mingenew for their use and benefit. 

Location

Address:Lot 111 Victoria Road , Mingenew, 6522
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.195842
Long: 115.44182
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Front Inscription

THIS GROUND WAS GIVEN TO THE CHILDREN OF
MINGENEW FOR THEIR USE AND BENEFIT. 


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANCIS CARLETON BURGES
YOUNGER SON OF F.L.BURGES OF IRWIN HOUSE, IRWIN,
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN THE 
BATTLE OF THE SOMME, WHILE SERVING WITH THE
2ND BATTALION IRISH GUARDS,
17-11-1895 -
19-09-1916

HIS MEMORY WAS EVER HELD DEAR
BY ALL THOSE WHO KNEW HIM

Source: MA
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