116th Infantry Regiment Roll of Honor
A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
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Monday, July 11, 2016
PVT John C. Burns Jr.
PVT John C Burns Jr was born in 1914 in Pennsylvania to John C and Cora B. (Watson) Burns. His mother was working as a skiver in 1920, his father was a shoemaker.
John Jr. was drafted in November 1940. He was assigned to E Company 116th Infantry prior to D-Day and participated in the amphibious assault. PVT Burns was killed in action on 11 Jul 1944.
PVT Burns is buried in the
Normandy American Cemetery
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