William P. Burnett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 12971
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 30.03.1916
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Brechin
  • Address: 25 Ogilvie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Annie Burnett, 8 Arthurstone Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Burnett, 8 Arthurstone Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William P. Burnett

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

William P. Burnett  12971  Scots Guards


Private William P. Burnett, Scots Guards, the only son of Mr and Mrs Burnett, 25 Ogilvie Street. Dundee, has been killed.  He was nineteen years of age.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 6th April 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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