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Garrett Leslie Burke

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Garrett Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30486 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Newton Street, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Burke (wife), Palmer Crescent, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30486 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Soldier AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Burke and of Amelia Bruce Burke (nee Kay); husband of E. A. Burke, of Heretaunga, Wellington AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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  • Although you were gone, long before my time. You will always hold a special place my heart.
    Public - Cathryn - Direct descendant - 28 February 2017

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28 February 2017CathrynTokoroa, New ZealandDirect descendant