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Morris David Burke

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Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Stoney Burke. Image kindly provided by Stoney Burke (January 2020). No known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Stoney Burke. Image kindly provided by Stoney Burke (January 2020). No …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Morris David AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Morris David Burke AWMM
    • Stoney AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 81049 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 June 1946 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Vietnam 33 Koheroa Road, Mercer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 8 January 1963 AWMM
    Age 16 AWMM
    School boy/Civilian AWMM
  • 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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  • Son of Jack Burke (WW2 40637)

    Joined RNZAF through the Boy Entrant School which was the cadet entry scheme of the time.

    Great Nephew of brothers Jack Burke (WWI 4/692) and Jim Burke (WWI 4/690)

    Flt Lt. Burke completed three tours of duty with 3 Squadron logging approximately 4000 hours flying. He has earlier served on 40,41 Squadrons as an airframe fitter and later served as Operations Officer on 42 Squadron (Source: Hanson, p.106)

    Cenotaph record prepared with the serviceman.

    Awarded Air Force Medal (AFM) on 30 October 1973. See comment below for citation. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
      Cenotaph Data Entry Form AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.106 AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Manning - Adjustments to Strengths - RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Bases and Units - 41 Squadron [Malayan Emergency 41 Squadron Repatriation and Misc List], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ABFK 7281 W4266/211 (R20220125) AWMM

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10 November 2016StoneyTuakau NZSelf

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