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Robert A. Burns Collection

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Robert A. Burns Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert A. Burns
 
 
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1914-1918
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1918-1919
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company B, 310th Engineer Combat Battalion, 85th Division; American North Russia Expeditionary Force (ANREF); American Expeditionary Force North Russia (AEFNR)
Location of Service
Camp Custer, Michigan; England; Bakaritza, Russia; Arkhangelsk (Archangel), Russia; Tulgas, Russia
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served on the Polar Bear Expedition (also known as the Northern Russian Expedition, the American North Russia Expeditionary Force (ANREF) or the American Expeditionary Force North Russia (AEFNR) as part of Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War against the Bolsheviks.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Abraham Morrison
Contributor:
James Press
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Northwestern Michigan College (NMC)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/64342
Subjects:
Burns, Robert A.
World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert A. Burns Collection
(AFC/2001/001/64342), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-11-02
 

 

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