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Daniel William Burns
Daniel William Burns Lieutenant The Royal Canadian Regiment September 9, 1918 Glace Bay, Nova Scotia September 6, 1939 Halifax, Nova Scotia 20 January 1, 1945 26 Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy IV, G, 3. Commemorated on page 500 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 24 Lieutenant Burns was the son of Edmund and Euphemia Burns, of Passchendale, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. On December 18, 1944 Lieutenant Burns was listed a missing in action. He was later reported as a Prisoner of War. He died while a prisoner on January 1, 1945 and was initially buried at Ferrara Civil Cemetery in Northern Italy.