Biography: Son of James Burnett; born Kirriemuir, 11 February 1900. M.A. (I Math.), 1921; Simpson Math. Prize; David Rennet Gold Medal. A.U.O.T.C. Private, Gordon Highlanders, September 1918. Cadet Officers' Battalion. Home service, 5 months. Final rank, Private.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.