Name:-   Burness, Robert Alexander

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   26

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  292592

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  1st/7th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death:-   Monday 9th April, 1917

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-     III.A.29.

Family information:-    Son of Mr & Mrs James F. Burness, Pitcoag, Glencarse, Perthshire.

Extra information:-    Native of Blairgowrie.

1901 Census

137, High Street, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire

James F Burness, head, 42, butcher, b. St. Vigeans, Forfarshire

Isabella Burness, wife, 44,b. Brechin, Forfarshire

Jane Burness, daughter, 17, dressmaker, b. Arbroath, Forfarshire

David Burness, son, 15, clerk, b. Arbroath

James Burness, son, 14, butcher, b. Arbroath

Robert Burness, son, 10, scholar, b. Arbroath

Mary Burness, daughter, 8, scholar, b. Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire

 Isabella Burness, daughter, 5, scholar, b. Arbuthnott

Graham Burness, so, 1, b. Arbuthnott

 

 

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