John Ewing Burborough Born 12 April 1929 - Died 4 November 1954 PDF Print Share Key details Service number208850 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesJohn Ewing AWMM SurnameBurborough AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number208850 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth12 April 1929 AWMM Place of birthGeraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesGeraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentTruck Driver AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Fairlie, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number208850 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation details Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Served Kayforce 1952-54"An immediate increase in the already heavy workload was noticeable, with November 1954 being the company's [10 Company, RNZASC] busiest month since its inception, more than 335,000 task kilometres being clocked up. It was also a bad month in terms of casualties, for both Driver J.E. Burborough and Corporal Arthur May (one of the company's original members) died as a result of vehicle accidents which occurred on successive days." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 358)Died of injuries received in a vehicle accident, the day before he was due to retun home. AWMM Read more Death About death Age at death25 AWMM Date of death4 November 1954 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Sources Sources External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 358, 372, 400. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.