Son of Samuel and Alice Burgess, of 21, Cambridge Rd., Aintree, Liverpool. His brother Albert Burgess also fell.
DIED FROM WOUNDS AND GAS
Private D. Burgess, of the 7th King’s Battalion (Liverpool ) Regiment, who volunteered in the early stages of the war, and had been in various engagements, died in the Manchester Infirmary on May 31 as a result of wounds and of poisonous gas effects. He was interred at Kirkdale Cemetery on the 4th inst. His company supplied 50 men firing party.
Liverpool Echo 11th June 1915
AN AINTREE HERO.
The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) will always look back upon the 15th of May, 1915, as the date of one of the most memorable exploits in the glorious history of the fighting men of Merseyside. Private Daniel Burgess, of the 7th, died a few days ago as the result of wounds sustained in that ever to be remembered charge. He was a very popular member of the battalion. His home was at 21, Cambridge-road, Aintree.
Evening Express 2nd June 1915