Burnett, Charles Stuart

Date of birth:
April 3rd, 1882 (Browns Valley, Minnesota, United States)
Date of death:
April 9th, 1945 (RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire, England)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves St. Michael Churchyard
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit:
Fifth Wing, Royal Flying Corps
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1918
Action:
Citation:
"For distinguished services in the Field in connection with Military Operations, culminating in the capture of Jerusalem. Dated 1st January, 1918."
Details:
LG 30624/4410.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1919
Action:
For merit and services in Egypt.
Details:
LG 31378/7026.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Rank:
Wing Commander
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1919
Details:
LG 31647/14002
Kiladat El Nil - Commander
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Group Captain
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1927
Details:
Military Division.
LG 14301/3.
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Air Marshal
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1936
Details:
LG 34238/4.
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Mentioned in Despatches
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major
Unit:
No. 12 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
Awarded on:
1916
Mentioned in Despatches

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