Albert Leslie Bursill

First Name: 
Albert
Middle Name: 
Leslie
Last Name: 
Bursill
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, March 29, 1891
Mother's Name: 
Helena (nee Wood)
Father's Name: 
Charles Bursill
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, April 2, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
1st battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps
Service: 
Infantry
Date of Death: 
Saturday, February 17, 1917
Place of Death: 
Somme France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Albert Bursill (Service No 10183) was born in Kiama, NSW. For reasons unknown he left Australia and arrived in Vancouver Canada on 16th January 1915.

He enlisted in the British Army approximately 3 months later and saw service on the Westrn Front with the Kings Royal Rifle Corps. He was killed in action and is buried in Regina Trench Cemetery at Grandcourt France. Albert Leslie Bursill is remembered on the Shellharbour Roll of Honour.

No Australian War records can be found for Albert Leslie Bursill.

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