V FORCE Burnett, John Stuart Frederick Andrew Forbes

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Burnett
  • FORENAME
John Stuart Frederick Andrew Forbes
  • UNIT
V Force
  • RANK
Lieutenant + T/Major
  • NUMBER
162694
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order,Military Cross
  • PLACE
Burma 1943 (MC) Burma 1944-45 (DSO)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,attached Gurkha Rifles,Indian Army
from Newmachar,Aberdeenshire
commissioned Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders December 1940
V Force,Burma 1942-45
invalided to UK November 1945
No 17 War Crimes Investigation Unit February 1946
Major 29.6.1946
1 Bn Seaforth Highlanders (2IC) (Major) December 1946
relinquished commission 1.5.1957 (Major H/Lt Colonel)
New Zealand Military Forces
 
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