Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Norman Burnett

In memory of:

Sergeant John Norman Burnett

June 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

117003

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

June 15, 1882

Son of John Dodds Burnett and Amy Dodds Burnett, of 68, Upper Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 61 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIII. A. 16.

Location:

HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 32 Km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin), Wevelgem, Kortrijk and Zwevegem. Ieper is linked to Kortrijk via the N8 passing through Menen and Wevelgem, joining the A17 1.5 Km after Wevelgem,in the direction of Gent. The A17 continues for 4 Km then meets the junction with the E17 continuing towards Gent. 12 Km along the E17 lies the junction with the N36 towards Harlebeke. The N36 ends at a T junction with the N43. Turning left at this junction towards Kortrijk leads to the left hand turning onto Deerlijksestraat. The HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 250 metres along the Deerlijksestraat on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 297 of 926.

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