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Roderick Francis David Bourke

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Francis David AWMM
  • Surname
    Bourke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 413993 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 September 1921 Thompson, H.L. (1956). p. 232
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Pahiatua, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jul 1941 Thompson, H.L. (1956). p. 232 Farmer/Civilian Thompson, H.L. (1956). p. 232
    Thompson, H.L. (1956). p. 232
  • 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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  • Husband of Marjory, and later of Ruth; father of Maureen. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 December 2012 Death notice
    Age 91 AWMM
    ChilliwackBritish Columbia Death notice
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 15 December 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice:15 December 2012 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3 p. 598 [ref 82] AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Vol. 2, p. 232 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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