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William Malcolm Burke

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  • Service number
    WWI 3765 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Malcolm Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Australian Imperial Force Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Last rank
  • War
Warkworth War Memorial Library Roll of Honour. Image kindly provided by John Halpin 2018, CC BY John Halpin.

Warkworth War Memorial Library Roll of Honour. Image kindly provided by John Halpin 2018, CC BY John …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Forenames
    William Malcolm AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Malcolm Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Service number
    WWI 3765 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 6 September 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    6 September 1895 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Warkworth
    Auckland
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Malcolm was the 5th child of 10, and the 3rd son, to Beatrice Maria Thorburn and William Edmund Burk Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 2 December 1915 AWMM Warkworth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    N/A Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 William Burke, Warkworth, New Zealand AWMM
    • (father)
      of 8 Crummer Rd
      Ponsonby
      Auckland Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Passchendaele, Belgium Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Australian Imperial Force Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Service number
    WWI 3765 AWMM
  • Military service
    2 Dec 1915 to 9 October 1917 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • 09 Oct 1917 {Age 22.2} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 5 Aug 1916 Wounded in Action at Boulogne - severe gunshot wound to the left knee Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 2 Dec 1915 - Medical Examination at Broadmeadows, Melbourne
    Private William Malcolm Burke #3765
    20.4 years old
    5' 5" tall
    140½ pounds
    33½ - 37½ chest
    Black hair
    Blue/grey eyes
    Fresh complexion Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Military Personnel File

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Ypres Salient Theatre of War
    Passchendaele
    Belgium Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Discovering ANZACs website
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
    Part 6, (Australians A-D) Public - Alison - Other Relative - 9 August 2015 - Discovering ANZACs website

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 September 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
09 August 2015AlisonWellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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