This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William S. Burnett
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 24651
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 17
- Date of Death: 27.04.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Vermelles
- Grave/Mem Ref no: F.8.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 25 Catherine St, Dundee
- Occupation: Malcolm Ogilvie & Co, Dundee
Williamina Burnett, c/o Alex Lawrence, Thames Villa, Rural Route no1, Ontario, Canada
More about William S. Burnett
William was the brother of Pte James Burnett, 2334, 4th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 03.09.1916.
William S. Burnett 24651 Highland Light Infantry
DUNDEE BROTHERS KILLED IN ACTION.
Two sons of Mrs Burnett, 25 Catherine Street, Dundee, have been killed in action. Cpl. W. S. Burnett. a younger brother, was killed on April 26. He was only 17 years of age. Prior to enlistment Cpl. Burnett was employed in the works of Malcolm Ogilvie & Co., Ltd., Dundee.
Dundee Courier 25th September 1916
Additional information kindly supplied be Michael Caldwell
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