WW2 Medal Groups
MBE group to Burnett, Royal Artillery from Hampstead
Christopher Martin Duncan Burnett,
Order of the British Empire Members Badge Military, 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, Life Saving Society bronze award (M.D. BURNETT JULY 1932), Malta Command Inter Unit Sports 1936 Runners Up Medallion, 1930 Royal Military Academy Invoices Featherweight Bronze Medallion,(C.M.D. BURNETT SPRING 1930), Royal Military Academy 1930 Company boxing Championships, (BEST LOSER C.M.D. BURNETT), Woolwich-Sandhurst Royal Marine Artillery bronze Boxing Medallion 1931, (BANTAM WEIGHT RUNNER UP C.M.D. BURNETT), Netherlands Prize Medal for Anti-Aircraft Ranges, (A.A. RANGES 1957), Netherlands: Nijmegen 4 Day Route March Medal, B.A.O.R. Rhine Prize for Ski Meeting 1958, 2nd Cross Country Veteran, (copper & brass ashtray), Pewter Tankard, PRESENTED TO LT. COL. C.M.D. BURNETT MBE. R.A. FROM WO'S AND SGTS. A.A. RANGES TODENDORF, Silver plate Goblet (PRESENTED TO C.M.D. BURNETT R.A. FROM THE GRAZIERS A.F.C. BELLE VUE, WAKEFIELD, A book on the Todendorf Ranges, By C.M.D. Burnett.
Born 1911 in Hampstead.
1930 at the Royal Military Academy.
1931 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Artillery.
1940 Major, in command at Karachi of 4th Indian Coast Battery.
1942 in command 9th Indian Coast Battery.
1943 posted back to India to quell a Mutiny in Cochin. Later serves in Europe.
1945 receives his M.B.E.
1950 Lieutenant Colonel
1955 Becomes commandant of the Todendorf Ranges a NATO Anti-Aircraft Establishment, whilst serving with the British Army of the Rhine.
1958 Leaves the Todendorf Range and writes a book on it.