was the son of the late Joseph and Ann Burns; husband of Ann Burns (nee Dwyer) of 4 Epsom Street, Liverpool. Born at Liverpool.
For further details see also
Our Lady of Reconciliation War Memorial
St Anthony's Great War Memorial
He died when the
was torpedoed without warning and sunk by gunfire by U55, 620 miles W by S from Fastnet
on 30 May 1918 with 44 lives lost.