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Raymond Alfred Arthur Burnett

After release as a POW, in Glasgow on R&R

Lance Corporal RAA Burnett

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Raymond Alfred Arthur AWMM
    • Raymond Alfred Arthur Public - william - Child - 1 June 2015 - Birth crrtificate
  • Surname
    Burnett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28122 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 September 1921 Cenotaph data entry form MatamataWaikato Cenotaph data entry form
  • Date of birth
    29 September 1921 Public - william - Child - 2 June 2015 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Matamata Public - william - Child - 2 June 2015 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 371 Great South Road, Green Lane, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr William James Burnett (father), care of Papakura Hotel, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Sidi Rezegh AWMM
    • Operation Crusader (18 November–30 December 1941) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28122 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
      With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2
      28 November 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany AWMM
    • WW2 POW - PG 65, Altamura, Italy AWMM
    • WW2
      (Campo 57, Italy.) Was involved in defence action prior to capture. AWMM
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
    • Sequence - PG65 Altamura, PG57 Gruupignano, Stalag VIIIa, Stalag Luft IIIa Public - Raymond Alfred Arthur - Self - 2 September 2015 - Military Papers
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
    30/5/1945 Public - william - Child - 1 June 2015 - Autobiography
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 24 May 1945 AWMM Spent a total of 1273 days interned AWMM
  • POW liberation details
    Released from stalag IIIa Public - william - Child - 1 June 2015 - Autobiography
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33580 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 65 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 December 2015RaymondGold Coast, AustraliaChild
16 December 2015Robert ArthurUpper Coomera, AustraliaChild
14 September 2015Online Cenotaph on behalf of RayNew ZealandSelf
02 September 2015Raymond Alfred ArthurNerang, Queensland, AustraliaSelf

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