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Cuthbert John Burn

 
 
 

 

Born 6th June 1893 Sydenham, London. Son of Bishop William John Burn, Bishop of Qu-appelle, Canada, and Mud Frederica (nee Banks). Clifton College 1907-1912, Gonville & Cais College, Cambridge. Lt Leicester Regt. Killed in action 1st October 1917 at Polygon Wood, Passchendale. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. His commanding officer wrote "He was held in the highest respect both by officers and men... he fell showing a great example of how an Englishman should die"