BURNS Gavin P, 5th Para Battalion, August 15 1944

BURNS Gavin Pollock


Rank : Private


Service number : 14350728


Regiment : 5th Parachute Battalion


Date of death : Tuesday, august 15, 1944


Note : After taking a german headquarter in La Motte call Chateau Clastron, a few members of the 5th Parachute Battalion, lead by Sergent TUCKER, convoyed the collumn of german prisonners to the FABTF Headquarter in Le Mitan. During the march, a german officer hands on his head, hidding a small PPK pistol on the collar oh his jacket shot the Private BURNS on his head, killing him immediately.

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