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Francis Charles Burch

J. Whitehead, R. Fraser, J Davidson, A. Gannon. F. Burch. SECOND ROW.—G. Bougen, Platman, Hon. Mr Carroll, F. Sharp, J. Langham, Lieut. Arthur. THIRD ROW.—J. Rogers, F. Barton, D. Bruce, F. Bruce, J. Walker.

Gisborne's 4th Contingent - Rough Riders

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Identity

  • Title
    Private/Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Francis Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Burch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1379 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    August 1874 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of birth
    Greytown, Wairarapa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Charles John & Annie Maria BURCH Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Address before enlistment
    c/- Hutchinson Bros, Waihuka Station, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Fencer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - Charles J Burch, Greytown, Wairarapa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1913 married Agnes Mathilda Wolfer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 August 2015 - BMD NZ records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Rhodesia & Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    1379 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 4th Contingent Rough Riders, 8th Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 14 March 1900 - at Wellington - sailed from Dunedin Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Station Hand for Hutchinson Bros, Waihuka Station, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    25 yrs 7 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record

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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  • Last rank
    Trooper - Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Annie Maria Burch and Charles John Burch. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    4 March 1962 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Auckland Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    87 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Auckland Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Epsom, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Auckland Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Otahuhu Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Auckland Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Area J; Lot # 33 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Auckland Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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16 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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