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William Franklin Burns

In memory of:

Private William Franklin Burns

May 10, 1947

West Saint John, New Brunswick

Military Service


Service Number:

G/32789

Age:

48

Force:

Army

Unit:

Saint John Fusiliers (M.G.), R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal 1939-45

Additional Information


Born:

August 3, 1898
South Bay, New Brunswick

Son of John Lowry and Emma Gertrude (née Cathcart) Burns. Husband of Vivian Burns. Father of Gordon, Robert, Malcolm, Vivian, Norma, Douglas, Bertram of Norton, New Brunswick and Mrs. E. Childs of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 594 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SAINT JOHN (CEDAR HILL) CEMETERY
New Brunswick, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 17. Sec. C., Avenue M

Location:

Manawagonish Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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