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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