Arthur Leslie Burns Unknown date of birth - Died 18 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number16839 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankStaff Sergeant AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesArthur Leslie AWMM SurnameBurns AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number16839 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Warehouseman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 9 Sandringham Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Joan Mary Burns (wife), 9 Sandringham Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number16839 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Sergeant AWMM; Infantry Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankStaff Sergeant AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William George Burns and of Kate Burns (nee Harvey), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Joan Mary Burns, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death18 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceII. G. 1A. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Arthur Leslie Burns by laying a poppy. Arthur Burns Arthur Dickson Burns Arthur Leslie Burns Bernard Burns Bernard Patrick Burns Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Arthur Leslie Burns Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 50 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.