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Early Life :Born 1878 to James and Elizabeth Burn at Bramley, nr Leeds West Yorkshire. Whilst resident at No. 8 Gladstone Road, he was living with two older brothers, Robert (b.1874) and James (b. 1876). His father was a Railway Engine Driver, originating from Scotland. His wife Elizabeth brought him to Barnard Castle.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
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|Action : War Survivor|
Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Barnard No. 1230 E.C.||Durham|
5th September 1902
3rd October 1902
5th December 1902
Employed as a Joiner in the contribution record of Barnard Lodge No. 1230 and resident at 42 S. Durham St. He resigned from the lodge in March 1907 and then rejoined in June 1908. His war service is recorded and although there is note of resignation again on the 31st December 1918, he actually continues paying his dues until at least 1921 when the ledger ends. He is commemorated on the Lodge Roll of Honour.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley