Burns, John J

Rank: Private

Unit: F Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: December 4, 1905 in Yonkers, New York. He was 24 years 8 months.

Hometown: Manchester, Ohio

Occupation prior to enlistment: Driver

Campaign: Philippines

Died: 13 May 1908

Location of fatality: Fort Des Moines, Iowa

Place of interment: Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa

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Note: He stood 5’ 6½“ with blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion.