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Ian Hamilton Burrows

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Photograph of Uda with Lieutenant Ian Hamilton Burrows, Malaya, c.1955. Taken by an unknown New Zealand Army photographer. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, M-0766-F. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Burrows AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Buzz AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 34196 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 November 1930 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury 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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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Royal Military College, Duntroon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (1950-1953) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Air Force Command and Staff College, Whenuapai, New Zealand 1965-) AWMM
    • Joint Services Staff College, Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia (1975) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Malaya 1953 AWMM Soldier/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 Brigadier James Thomas (Gentleman Jim) Burrows (7146), noted WWII veteran

    Husband of Judy Jenkinson since 1959, and later Elsie Hamilton Wilson

    His son also became a soldier and served with the SAS

    Attended Waitaki Boys High School, Oamaru, New Zealand

    Colonel Commandant of the New Zealand Special Air Service (SAS), 1987-1997

    Chairman of Rothmans Sports Foundation from 1987

    President, Outward Bound Trust 1991, and Councillor, 1987-1998

    A noted sportsman with achievements in rugby, cricket, tennis, boxing and golf

    A fine portrait artist, completing over 100 portraits, which have been seen in exhibition.

    Service held at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, New Zealand

    Died in Auckland and buried in Schnapper Rock Cemetery, North Shore Auckland. Ref: Block 1C, Plot E11. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 2006 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM Northern Division Single Berm Section 1 Block C Row E Plot 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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20 March 2020RoscoeAotearoaComrade
09 October 2019Online CenotaphNew ZealandResearcher
09 January 2018Auntie HuiaWellingtonResearcher
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