John Burns was Chair of the Dingle History Group. He was born, raised and died in Dingle in 2022, aged 87. 

He was passionate about remembering the men lost in both world wars. 

In his later years he compiled a booklet in remembrance of and to pay tribute to the 340 who lost their lives. 

They are all listed alongside their date of birth, regiment, grave reference and family address details. 

He helped to establish a small Memorial Garden near a row of shops between Moses Street where he

lived and Beresford Road.