2699454 Guardsman James BURNETT, X Company Scots Guards attd 1 Welsh Guards: 06/12/1944

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  1. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    Arnhem Oosterbeek

    Guardsman BURNETT, JAMES
    Service Number 2699454
    Died 06/12/1944
    Aged 36
    Scots Guards
    Son of James and Agnes Jane Burnett; husband of Margaret Burnett, of Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire.
    Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
    Number of casualties: 1526
    Cemetery/memorial reference: 11. C. 6.
    See cemetery plan

  2. Bigjase88

    Bigjase88 Junior Member

    random google search brings me to this page.

    I am James Burnetts Great Grandson

    Today was my grandfather's funeral, Henry Burnett (James' son) 1939-2013
    RIP papa together again at last
  3. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Welcome to the forum.

    So sorry for your loss
  4. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Remembered Gretna cemetery, Dumfriesshire.
    2699454 Guardsman James BURNETT, Scots Guards

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  5. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Thanks Michael
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2024
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    Army Number: 2699454
    Rank: Guardsman
    Name: James BURNETT
    Unit: Scots Guards

    Date of Birth: 10 April 1908
    Place of Birth: Eastriggs

    Date of Death: 6 December 1944
    Place of Burial: Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Netherlands
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2024
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    Name: James Burnett . Date of Birth: 10/4/1908 . Place of Birth: [Eastriggs] . Service:... | The National Archives
    WO 416/51/179
    Name: James Burnett.
    Date of Birth: 10/4/1908.
    Place of Birth: [Eastriggs].
    Service: British Army.
    Rank: Private.
    Regiment/Unit/Squadron: [Scots Guards].
    Service Number: 2699454.
    Date of Capture: [unspecified].
    Theatre of Capture: [unspecified].
    Camp Name/Number: [unspecified].
    PoW number: [unspecified].
    Date of Death: 6 December 1944.
    Number of Photographs: 0.
    Number of Fingerprints: 0.
    Number of X-rays: 0.
    Number of Cards: 4.
    Date: [1939-1945]
    Last edited: May 27, 2023
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