Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Birth 1881 Death 12th Mar 1915 Pte
Border Regiment
Service #5973

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor, Cumberland
Residence at Enlistment Delavel , Gateshead
Residence (Roll of Honour)
Residence 1911 Census 35 Wakefield Terrace, Eighton, Gateshead. Lodging with Mrs Doddy and family
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended Methodist
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Coal Miner
Place of Work Ravensworth Colliery, Eighton, Gateshead
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Robert John Burns
Siblings Elizabeth
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


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 2nd
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 5973
Date of Enlistment 4 August 1914
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment Border Regiment
Other Battalion 2nd
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Served in 1st Bttn. Border Regt. in South African War
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 32
Date of Death 12th Mar 1915
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 2nd
Rank at Death Lance Corporal
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 5973
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Lens
Battle at Death Battle of Neuve Chappelle
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Grave Position Panel 19 and 20.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1558525/burns,-michael/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial Methodists Church WW 1 memorial


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