Flight Sergeant Charles Withers McLeod Burns

Flight Sergeant Charles Withers McLeod Burns

Birth
Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 31 Dec 1941 (aged 22)
Memorial Site* El Alamein, Maṭrūḥ, Egypt

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Column 246.
Memorial ID 14699150 View Source

Cenotaph here
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Flight Sergeant Burns was on air operations, flying Hawker Hurricane (#BD276) aircraft. He failed to return, so has no known grave; F/Sgt Burns is commemorated on the Alamein War Memorial.

Military Service:-
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Service Number: R/65339
Age: 22
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 229 RAF Squadron [MOTTO: 'Be Bold']

Son of Sidney E. and Lu W. Burns of Lancaster, New Brunswick, Canada; husband of Gladys B. Burns.

Flight Sergeant Charles Withers McLeod Burns is commemorated on Page 25 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.


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