Garrett Leslie Burke Unknown date of birth - Died 23 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number30486 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGarrett Leslie AWMM SurnameBurke AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number30486 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Soldier AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 7 Newton Street, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.A. Burke (wife), Palmer Crescent, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 Crete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number30486 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTrentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of James Burke and of Amelia Bruce Burke (nee Kay); husband of E. A. Burke, of Heretaunga, Wellington AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death23 May 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Garrett Leslie Burke by laying a poppy. Francis John Burke Frank Burke Garrett Leslie Burke George Lawrence Burke George Robert Burke Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Garrett Leslie Burke Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2105743Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 28 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.