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Current record for: Peter Burns
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Name Peter Burns
Born in Not Known
Resident of 25 Risinghill Street, Clerkenwell, Finsbury
Died 13/03/1915
Age 33

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Kensal Green (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, United Kingdom
Grave or panel reference Not Known

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • (Mrs J) Burns, Wife
    23, Risinghill Street Clerkenwell Finsbury,
Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number 7566
Unit Not Known
Regiment East Surrey Regiment
Service Not Known
Enlisted in Not Known