Garrett Leslie Burke Unknown date of birth - 23 May 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number30486 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSoldier AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM7 Newton StreetTrenthamNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.A. Burke (wife)Palmer CrescentTrenthamNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 AWMMCrete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number30486 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTrenthamUpper HuttWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant 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 deathCreteGreece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece 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.