Henry Herbert Burns

Henry Herbert Burns

Birth 1893 Death 18th Apr 1918 Pte.
Border Regiment
Service #14700

Personal Details

Place of Birth Preston Quarter, Whitehaven
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) 194 Frizington Road, Frizington
Residence 1911 Census 194 Ennerdale View Frizington
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Blacksmith Striker
Place of Work Lowca Engineering Works
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Henry Tyson Burns 1860 -1921, Grace Harper 1867 -1899 Stepmother Jane Beck
Siblings Florence,William,Margaret,John C,Thomas,Robert Tyson,Sarah A,Joseph
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The 1914 Star
The 1914 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 8th
Rank at Enlistment Pte.
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 14700
Date of Enlistment 3 sep 1914
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 24
Date of Death 18th Apr 1918
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 8th
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Died of Wounds
Service Number at Death 14700
Field of Action at Death First Battle of Kemmel
Place of Death Hill 63
Battle at Death First Battle of Kemmel
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Grave Position I. Q. 35.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/23527/burns,-/
Grave/Memorial Country Belgium
Private Memorial Frizington War Memorial


Notes At the time of his death, his brother,Private William H Burns was also in hospital with GSW to his arm
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