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John Fell BURN

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Surname: BURN

Forename(s): John Fell

Place of Birth: Penrith, Cumberland

Service No: PLY/18514

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 1st Royal Marine Battalion

Division: 63rd (Royal Naval) Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: 1918-09-30

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. B. 7.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SILSDEN, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Fell Burn (born 19 March 1898) was the son of John William and Jane Burn, née Castlehow. John, senior, was born at Bampton and Jane at Gillside, Glenridding, Westmorland.

1901 Rosgill, Westmorland Census: Croft House - John F. Burn, aged 3 years, born Penrith, Cumberland, son of John W. and Jane Burn.

1911 Shap, Westmorland Census: Cooper Geen, Wet Sleddale - John Fell Burn, aged 13 years, born Penrith, Cumberland, son of Mrs. Jane Burn (married).

Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War: Cause of Death: Died of wounds in 38th Casualty Clearing Station. Service History: Enlisted 1/11/15; 3rd RM Bn. (Mudros) 1/11/16-9/6/18 drafted to 1st RM Bn. in France, disembarked at Taranto, Italy 18/6/18, detrained at Base Depot Calais 26/6/18, joined 1st RM Bn. 8/9/18-30/9/18 DD. Notes: CWGC = Burn; GRO fiche, ADM/159, 242 & Attestation signature = Burns; A Horse Driver; Son of John William & Jane Burns, of Reign Farm, Mount Tabor, Luddenden, Halifax, Yorks. Born Penrith, Cumberland 19/3/1898.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for John. Name(s) on card(s): Dependant: Mrs Jane Burn. Relationship: Mother. Deceased. Dependant: John William Burn. Relationship: Father. Address: Reign Farm, Mount Tabor, Luddenham [sic], Halifax.

Data Source: Local War Memorial


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 63rd (Royal Naval) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 63rd (Royal Naval) Division

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Surname: BURN

Forename(s): J F

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: PLY/18514

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Unit: 1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Div.

Age: 20


Died Date: 30/09/1918

Additional Information: Son of John William and Jane Burn, of Reign Farm, Luddenden, Yorks. Native of Penrith. Cumberland. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: A SILENT THOUGHT A SECRET TEAR KEEPS HIS MEMORY EVER DEAR)





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