Burnett, James

Name on Memorial: BURNETT, JAMES

Name: James Burnett

Age: 21

Service No: 252251

Rank: Sapper

Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, Railway Operating Division, 45th Broad Gauge Operating Coy (formerly S/13780 Black Watch)

Awards: n/a

Died: 13/05/1918

Theatre of Death: France & Flanders

Cause of Death: Died of Pneumonia on Active Service

Cemetery/Memorial: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

Grave/Panel Ref: V. B. 3

Additional Info:

Foster Mother- Mrs Margaret Burnett, 37 Corbiehall, Bo’ness. Died at 17 CCS, then located in Arques, France, “of lobar pneumonia, the disease being aggravated by cold and exposure on active service” (from Service Records). Was a trained Locomotive Driver in R.O.D.

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