Burnett William Pte 4455556
Name Burnett William
Army number 4455556
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests 2nd or 3rd May 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France? Evacuated to the UK/ Served Iceland? Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 3/1/44 as unfit for further service.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 4, Suffolk Place, New Gateshead. No further family information as yet.
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