Private Benjamin Burns

Private Benjamin Burns, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in Belgium on 6th May 1915 and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium.  He was the son of Mr John Burns of Edinburgh and had worked in Berwick Post Office. He fell in the savage fighting in the Hill 60 sector which took place towards the end of the Battle of Second Ypres.

 

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