George Blackburn Burns

George Blackburn Burns

George Blackburn Burns

Unit: New Zealand Infantry, 21 Battalion

Conflict: WW2

Additional Details:

Son of John Burns and of Emily Burns (nee Dunn), of Awamangu, Otago, New Zealand; husband of May Rosalind Burns, of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 521168
  • First Name: George Blackburn
  • Surname: Burns
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: 20 April 1909
  • Next of Kin: Mrs May Rosalind Burns (wife), C/o J.A. Elworthy, Gordon's Valley, Timaru, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Gardener
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: New Zealand Infantry, 21 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 15 December 1943
  • Conflict: WW2

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum