John Francis Burns

Marine Corp Badge
  • Name: John Francis Burns
  • Location of Birth: Graceville, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 28, 1925
  • Date of Death: May 18, 1945 (19 years old)
  • Parents: Robert Burns and Marina B. (Matzdorf) Burns Haynes
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Marine Corp
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  • Date Sworn In: July, 1944 (Enlistment date)
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  • Date of Discharge: May 18, 1945 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    Served in the 3rd Battalion, 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: John Francis Burns
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: September 28, 1925
    Birth Place: Graceville, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: September 28, 1943
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: None
    Height: 5' 6"
    Weight: 155
    Complexion: Other
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Marina B. Haynes (mother)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:
    Killed In Action
    Died during the Battle of Okinawa

  • Civilian Life:
    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-46-2-8)

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