James Arbouin Burnett DSC, RN

Born  16 Oct 1909

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1 Jan 1930 A/S.Lt.
16 Jul 1930 S.Lt.
1 Feb 1932 Lt.
1 Feb 1940 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 16 Oct 1954


28 Jun 1940 DSC
21 Oct 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
15 Aug 1944 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for James Arbouin Burnett, RN

HMS La FloreLt.Cdr.Torpedo boat1 Oct 1940Jul 1941
HMS Wolfhound (I 56)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Jul 1941late 1941
HMS Forester (H 74)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer4 Aug 194221 May 1944
HMS Erne (U 03)Lt.Cdr.Sloop18 Jun 194515 Jun 1946

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Destroyer HMS Wolfhound (I 56)

3 Sep 1941
HMS Wolfhound (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Burnett, DSC, RN) is heavily damaged by near misses in a German air attack. The ships back was broken and she was out of action for over 18 months.

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