condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Harry Balfour Burden

Portrait of Second Lieutenant Harry Balfour Burden, Auckland Weekly News, 5 June 1940. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19400605-46-5. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Second Lieutenant Harry Balfour Burden, Auckland Weekly News, 5 June 1940. Auckland Libr …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Balfour AWMM
  • Surname
    Burden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Binks AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 124450 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    1910 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of Henry Edward and Myra Eleanor Burden, of Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand. Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    Attended Nelson College (1923-1929). Source: School List of Nelson College.

    Previously served in India with the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. AWMM


About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    26 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    FlandersBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brighton City (Bear Road) Cemetery AWMM Sec. Z.G.L. Grave 31 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Harry Balfour Burden by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Harry Balfour Burden

Leave a note

Contribute ›



Contribute ›


Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 July 2020JenniferNew ZealandOther relative

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.