Burgass DA

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Title

Burgass DA

Subject

Lieut. DA Burgass. RNVR.

Description

Lieut. Douglas Arthur Burgass. RNVR. (ON 12-19) Drowned following the HMLCG(L) 16 disaster in Freshwater Bay, Milford Haven on 26 April 1943 age 39. Buried Milford Haven Cemetery. He was the son of Archibald Harry and Edith Mary Burgass; husband of Kathleen Audrey Burgass, of Mapperley Park, Nottingham.

From The Nottinghamian July 1943:
At School he showed promise as a Rugby footballer and later represented Notts. RFC for two seasons from 1923-5 alongside his brother Pax, until injury caused his retirement from the game. He was a director of Messrs. Spray and Burgass Ltd. Dyers, of Colwick.

Creator

YG

Source

Nottingham High School Archive.