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Eric Keast Burke

  • Service number
    WWI 20555 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Last rank
  • War
Sapper Eric Keast Burke #20555, 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, c1916 (image credit: Sandra Pigott)

Eric Keast Burke, 1896-1974

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Keast AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20555 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    16 January 1896 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 19 February 1917 AWMM Roseville, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Walter Burke, 'Wilstai', Shirley Road, Roseville, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 February 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Service number
    WWI 20555 AWMM
  • Military service
    • S U Scouts AWMM
    • 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    30 March 1974 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    78 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Sydney
    New South Wales
    Australia Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM

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27 April 2015AlisonWellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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