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Mirah Edith Burke

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Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright
Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mirah Edith AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Myrah AWMM
    • Mirah Edith Shepherd AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 83384 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1915 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Private Hospital, Bidwell St., Timaru AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Private Hospital, Bidwill St., Timaru AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Private Hosp., Bidwell St., Timaru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. A. Burke, Kaihere (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. A. Burke, Kaihere (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. A. Burke, Kaihere, Ngatea (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 83384 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.56 Nurse 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.56
      TimaruCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.56
    • WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.28 Nurse 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.28
      TimaruCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.28
    • WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.16 Nurse 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.16
      TimaruCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.16
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Wife of Harold

    Member of Wellsford RSA

    Name spelled as Myrah on the Nominal Rolls

    The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association (RSA) membership card is held by the Albertland & Districts Museum. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 December 1993 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    WhangaparoaNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Section,Block 1 Row B Plot 23 Seq 1 Ashes AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.56 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.28 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.16 AWMM
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