Allan James Burns

Biography of Allan James Burns

Allan James Burns was born in Glasgow and graduated from the University with a BSc in Agriculture in 1928. According to information published in the General Council Register of Members, 1939, he worked as an agriculturalist on the Ayer Tekah Estate in Asahan, one of the Malay Sultanates. He joined the Royal Netherlands Forces during the war and served as a Private.

Burns died on 7 July 1942 and is buried in Burma (now known as Myanmar).


Allan James Burns
Born 30 May 1908, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 7 July 1942.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1928;
Father's Details: James Burns; Teacher
War Service: Private, Royal Netherlands Forces
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 19th Dec 2007

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