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BurnettW9400SapperQSA (4) CC OFS Tr SA02

TNA ref 155/33; 155/44
Royal Engineers, Field Company, 5th
BurnettWReceived the Mediterranean Medal
5th Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
Northumberland Fusiliers
BurnettW3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lincolnshire Regiment
BurnettWSource: WO100/252Imperial Military Railways
BurnettWSource: WO100/252Imperial Military Railways
BurnettW AA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
BurnettW FSurgeon MajorFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Army Medical Service
BurnettW JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsDuke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
BurnettW M896 PrivateSource: Nominal roll in WO127Durban Light Infantry
BurnettW RSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls66th Battery, RFA
BurnettWilliam338RangerServed between 8/6/1901 and 27/12/1901. Reason for discharge: Disbanded. Attested: Pretoria.
Source: Nominal roll
Cattle Ranger's Corps
BurnettWilliam26975Lance CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls42nd Company, 12th Btn, IY
BurnettWilliam Harlock157PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 6th Imperial Bushmen Contingent
Burnett-StuartJ JLieutenantMID LG: 16 April 1901, page: 2606. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 2 April 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
Burnett-StuartJohn TheodosiusLieutenantBURNETT-STUART, JOHN THEODOSIUS, Lieutenant, was born 14 March, 1875, eldest son of E R Burnett-Stuart, JP, DL, of Dens and Crichie, Aberdeenshire. He was educated at Repton and Sandhurst, and joined the Rifle Brigade, as Second Lieutenant, 6 March, 1895; became Lieutenant 26 July 1897; served in the North-West Frontier Expedition, 1897-98 (Medal with clasp); in the South African War, as Divisional Signalling Officer (graded Staff Captain), 4 December 1899 to 7 December 1901, and as Signalling Officer, 8 December 1901 to 30 June, 1902. He took part, in the operations in Cape Colony, south of the Orange River, January to February 1900; in the Relief of Kimberley; operations in Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg (17 to 26 February), and actions at Poplar Grove and Driefontein; operations in Orange River Colony and the Transvaal, May 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April, 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "John Theodosius Burnett-Stuart, Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was promoted to Captain 20 February 1901. He was Staff Captain and GSO, 3rd Grade, Headquarters of Army, from 13 February to 23 June, 1908; GSO, 2nd Grade, 24 June 1908 to 12 February 1915. He served in the European War from 1914, as GSO, 2nd Grade, 5 August 1914 to 16 February 1915; GSO, 1st Grade, 27 February 1915 to 1 February 1916; was Brigadier General, General Staff, General Headquarters, British Expeditionary Force, and British Armies in France 2 February 1916 to 3 February 1917; Brigadier General, General Staff, 19th Army Corps, British Armies in France, 9 February to 25 December 1917; Deputy Adjutant-General, General Headquarters, British Armies in France, 26 December 1917. He was mentioned in Despatches; created a CMG, 1916; a CB, 1917; given the Brevet of Colonel, June, 1916, and promoted to Major General 3 June, 1919. In 1904 he married Nina, daughter of Major Nelson, late 5th Dragoon Guards, and they had one son, lain Robert, and two daughters: Elizabeth and Kathron Lilias.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
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