Born at Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, England. Enlisted 6 March 1915 age 20, labourer. Nok parents James and Sarah Burge at various addresses including Garden St, Claremont and Reeve St, Swanbourne. Embarked at Fremantle 29 June 1915 per A11 Ascanius. Killed in action at Gallipoli on 19th September 1915 and buried Embarkation Pier Cemetery Memorial A.41. His effects were: 1 squad book, 4 French books, pince nez, 1 pair of spurs and chain, neck tie, 2 salt cellars, a knife, diary, 1 damaged watch, letters and 2 glass eyes. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.