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Wallis Alexander Burrow

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Portrait, Driver Burrow in uniform was taken in January 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait, Driver Burrow in uniform was taken in January 1941 … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wallis Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Burrow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Blue AWMM
    • Wally AWMM
  • Service number
    282604 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1921 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 August 1940 AWMM 45 Reimers Avenue, Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.R. Burrow (mother), 45 Reimers Avenue, Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Infantry Motorcycle/Traffic Control Driver AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Dispatch Clerk AWMM
    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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  • Husband of Thelma

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 January 2013 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 January 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Grandad your are dearly loved and missed by myself and the boys (Jared & Brock) every day. I wish you were still here and I say hello everyday as I pass our local Waiuku Cenotaph.
    Public - Joanna Marie - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 9: WW2 58 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 January 2013 AWMM

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21 April 2015Joanna MarieWait ku AucklandOther Relative
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