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Private Thomas Burns

2nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Service No: 7310

Thomas Burns grave





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Born / Resided

Shankill, Belfast, Co.Antrim / 15 Whifflet St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 25/04/1915


Belfast 1914


Rosehall Colliery



Buried / Remembered

Ypres ( Menin Gate ), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Additional Information

Thomas was Killed in Action when the 2nd Battalion was rushed forward on 23 April 1915 to stem the German breakthrough after the first gas attack of the War. The Dublins then went into the line at Mousetrap Farm. Also remembered on the St Marys Church Roll of Honour (see photos). See photo for Patricks name on the Menin Gate Memorial

  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  additional photo

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