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Allan Russell Burgham

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Portrait of Lieutenant (A) Allan Russell Burgham, Auckland Weekly News, 4 April 1945. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19450404-28-26. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Burgham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Allen AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 October 1920 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Draughtsman/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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of A.J. and Ellen Burgham of Kohimarama, Auckland

      Husband of Jean whom he met whilst training in Kingston, Canada

      Settled in New Zealand after the war for 5 years before returning to Canada where he was Commanding Officer of 921 Squadron (RCAF)

      Portrait in full uniform with medals, with his granddaughters published in the East Coast Courier. AWMM
    • VC 921 Squadron, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Public - Robert Ian Todd - Child - 31 October 2015 - son
    • Husband of Jean Wallace whom he met whilst training in Kingston, Canada Public - Pam - Other relative - 15 September 2017 - My mom's sister.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 November 2011 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    KingstonOntario 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, 14 November 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Waters, S.D. (1956). The Royal New Zealand Navy. Wellington: Dept. Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Navy.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • East & Bays Courier AWMM
      Bradford, K. (2005) "Former Kohi resident honoured for service". East Coast Courier. Wednesday 1 December 2005. AWMM
    • The Kingston Whig Standard AWMM
      The Kingston Whig Standard (Canada) c. 2005 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). Vol. 3, p.594, ref.61 AWMM
    • Waters, S.D. (1956). The Royal New Zealand Navy. Wellington, N.Z.: Department Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Waters, S.D. (1956). pp. 480, 512 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 November 2011 AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 November 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
31 October 2015Robert Ian ToddToronto, CanadaChild
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