W.J. Burgess

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W.J. Burgess - J : Namesakes Meet At Petawawa Camp At the...
J : Namesakes Meet At Petawawa Camp At the YMJCJi, hut at Peta--wawa Military Camp on Saturday night, while waiting for the variety concert to begin, Flying Officer James William Burgess Introduced himself to the officer sitting next to him. He was a bit surprised to learn the army officer's name was also Burgess, and that not only their first but .their second Christian names were identical. The two Burgesses tried to establish relationship but were unable to do so. F.O. Burgess ac companled the R.CAJ. rugby team from Rockcliffe that played the R.C.E.T.C. team at Petawaw over the week-end, while LtBur4 gets was a member of the latter team.

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 05 Nov 1940, Tue,
  3. Page 19

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