Joseph Burns was the son of the late Joseph and Ann Burns; husband of Ann Burns (nee Dwyer) of 4 Epsom Street, Liverpool. Born at Liverpool.  
 
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He died when the S.S. Ausonia 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.