Remembering Today 6/4/43 Alex Burnett
Posted 06 April 2012 - 07:01 AM
Buried: Sfax War Cemetery
Son of William Finlayson Burnett and Helen Yates Burnett, husband of Jeannie Burnett.
Remembered with honour.
Posted 06 April 2012 - 07:22 AM
Private Burnett was with either 2nd of 5th Seaforths in 152 bde of the 51st Highland and was killed at Wadi Akirit Tunisia in early April '43 -it was abad battle and had a tendency to run out of ammo thus both the Highlanders went in with the bayonet and the Ghurka's of 4th Indian went in with the kukri - a very tough battle
Posted 06 April 2012 - 08:18 PM
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