Military Cross, George V, British War Medal, Victory Medal with M.I.D. Oakleaf, (Capt. W. P. Burns) Capt. W. P. Burns East Lancashire Regiment EF
Military Cross London Gazette 3.6.1919.
M.I.D. 30.12.1918 Tank Corps served France 26.12.1916.
Born Waterford, Ireland 26.3.1892 enlisting 12.11.1915, 5th battalion East Lancashire Regiment.
5.12.1917 transferred as Acting Captain commanding ‘A’ battalion Tank Corps. 22.9.1918 to be Adjutant relinquished rank due to hospitalisation influenza.
He was living in Didsbury when he claimed his medals.