Peter Burnett


Personal and Family Information

Peter was born on 20 NOV 1931 in Barrowhill, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, the son of Stanley Burnett and Hilda May Ashby.

His wife was Shirley Myrtle Roberts, who he married on 16 DEC 1961 in Croydon, England. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Peter Burnett


Stanley Burnett


Peter Burnett


Robert Burnett


Janet Penman


Fanny Bourne


James Bourne


Mary Peters


Hilda May Ashby



Birth20 NOV 1931
Place: Barrowhill, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England


Note 1

!Source: Peter Burnett [himself] of His notes: Served in Royal Navy from 1949-1961 onboard H.M.Ships ROYAL ARTHUR,CERES,PHOENICIA, PEACOCK, DILIGENCE, BULWARK, HORNET, SOLEBAY, STALKER, TIGER. RFA RESOURCE. Served in Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. VIVID at Plymouth from 1971-1984 as Naval Control of Shipping Officer. Awarded the Reserve Decoration. Served as Sea Cadet Corps Officer from 1984-2000 onboard T.S. GOLDEN HIND [H.M.S. DRAKE] & T.S. MANADON [RNEC H.M.S. THUNDERER] as Commanding Officer. Served as founding member of MARITIME VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PLYMOUTH, as Deputy HEAD of UNIT from 2000-2004.