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3190   Private Robert King Holmes Burgess
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: East Africa Pioneers (South African Army)
Date Of Birth: 27/05/1880
Died: 17/03/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 36
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Taveta Military Cemetery
  Taveta, Mombasa, 45
Grave Ref: Grave 7-B-10
CWGC Casualty 125109
Taveta is a small town on the Tanzanian border, 124 kilometres west of Voi on the road to Moshi. The Military Cemetery is on the western side of the town, within sight of the border post and next to the DC's office. The cemetery is almost square, set back slightly from the road and surrounded by a 4 foot paling fence. The cemetery is laid to gravel over concrete with scattered drought tolerant shrubs.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Royal School Dungannon Book 19
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