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Rupert Egerton Burke

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  • Service number
    9241 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Dick Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Family records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Volunteer Imperial Troops to South Africa Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Last rank
  • War
Photo taken at his marriage to Nora Nohelty 21 Feb 1906 in Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand

Rupert Egerton Burke

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Identity

  • Title
    Lance Corporal Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Forenames
    Rupert Egerton AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Family records
  • Service number
    9241 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 15 August 1871 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 15 August 1871 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    15 August 1871 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch
    Canterbury
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Son of Laura Caggett and William Ellison Burke. 3rd child of six. Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    pre 8 April 1902
    Church St
    Timaru
    Canterbury
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Railway employee Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Laura Burke (mother)
    Church St
    Timaru
    Canterbury
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    2nd Boer War Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Volunteer Imperial Troops to South Africa Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Service number
    9241 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 10th NZ South Island Contingent, F Squadron Coy Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
    • 1902 to end of term of service (127 days overseas) Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
    • The 10th were the last to serve in South Africa, the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed on 31 May 1902 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Oamaru Navals, 2 years Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Railway Guard/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      LevelsCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 8 April 1902
      Addington
      Christchurch
      Canterbury
      New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Railway guard Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Age on enlistment
    29 years Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

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
    • Contracted laryngitis on the "SS Montrose" 14 Aug, one month paid furlough. Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
    • Also in Timaru, he was granted another month's leave from 1 September 1902 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Military Personnel File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Alison - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named William Ellerson Burke. AWMM
    • Rupert E Burke, physical status at Medical Examination on 3 Apr 1902:
      5' 6"
      10st 10lb
      36½ chest
      Brown eyes
      Dark hair and complexion
      Looked younger than his 29 years
      Eyesight and colour vision normal Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Military Personnel File
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 March 1948 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 March 1948 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Family records
  • Age at death
    77 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Family records
  • Place of death
    Tauranga
    Bay of Plenty
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Family records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tauranga Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Tauranga Anglican Cemetery
    Bay of Plenty
    New Zealand Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Tauranga City Council Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block: Section 14; Row 19; Plot 4 Public - Alison - Other Relative - 3 June 2015 - Tauranga City Council Cemetery records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 June 2015AlisonWellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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