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John Denis Burch

 
 
 

He was born about 1898 in Brislington, Bristol. Son of Richard James Brandon Burch, Accountant and Manager Tobacco Factory, and Edith Ellen Annette (nee Lloyd). WW1 Machine Gun Corps Cavalry.

Back Row (L-R): J.W.Pooley, E.O.Lambert, H.J.Goddard, V.E.Rogers, J.Parker, F.J.M.Cook, J.D.Burch, R.D.Just. Sitting: R.G.Lumley, J.Hunt, B.W.Hunt, S.B.Organ, G.S.Castle, F.V.Griffiths, C.N.Hatcher. On Ground: E.C.Evans, R.G.Adams.

Above Clifton 2nd XV of 1920-21. John Burch standing 2nd from right.

Married 17th October 1923 Gladys Margaret Lalonde in Stoke Bishop, Bristol.

Solicitor. Articled to J. R. Lloyd, of Bristol.

Served as Trooper, 3rd Batt. North Somerset Yeomanry.

11th Gloucestershire (City of Bristol) Bn., Home Guard. Killed WW2.

Died 15th December 1941 Bristol. Buried Plot J, Grave 774 Arnos Vale Cemetery.