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Donald James Burnett


Burnett, Donald James, Fredericton Junction, Sunbury Co., New Brunswick. Military Service: Private, Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa. Reg. No. G/32757. Murdered by SS troopers and military police on 8 June 1944 in a field just north of the Caen-Fontenay road at the order of SS Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Mohnke, Commander, 26th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See PRU, File 04-06032 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.

Additional Biographical Information:

Pvt. Donald Burnett was a son of Harry and Maud Alice Burnett of Fredericton Junction, New Brunswick.

Date of Death: 8 June 1944. For casualty details, see Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XIII.H.7.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery