Thomas Burns

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/9307
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: 2nd Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet, France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 05.10.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touquet-Paris Plage Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Carnoustie
  • Address: 29 North Wellington St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Topping Burns

  • Father:

    William Burns, c/o McLagan, 3 Valentines Building, King Edward St, Perth

  • Siblings:

    William & Mrs Hoskins 29 North Wellington St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Burns

Thomas Burns   S/9307   Gordon Highlanders

BURNSDied of wounds, 5th October 1915, at 2nd Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet, S/9307 Private Thomas Burns, 1st Gordon Highlanders, aged 21 years, youngest son of William Burns, slipper maker. – Inserted by his brother William and his sister, Mrs Hoskins, 29 N. Wellington Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th October 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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