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George Percival Burkitt

Grave site  at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, for George Percival Burkitt (70233). Image provided by Hugh Grenfell, March 2016. © Auckland Museum CC BY.

Grave site at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, for George Percival Burkitt (70233). Image provided by …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Percival AWMM
  • Surname
    Burkitt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Burkett AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 70233 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.P. Burkitt (wife), 43 Cromwell Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 February 1918 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Le Quesnoy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 70233 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Seaman 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
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died after discharge from the N.Z.E.F. from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alfred Whaler Burkit and Elizabeth Burkitt.

    Husband of Mrs Marion Maud Burkitt, of 9 Kenneth Ave, Morningside, Auckland.

    He is listed on the Nominal Rolls under the spelling 'Burkett', but on the Roll of Honour and cemetery records as 'Burkitt'. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      78: 7 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • The Le Quesnoy Campaign research was undertaken by the New Zealand Society of Genealogists as part of the development of New Zealand Liberation Museum - Te Arawhata (Le Quesnoy France). This research project was led by CJ Barbour (NZSG), BI Silvester, HH Farrant (NZMHS) with the support of NZSG volunteers (2022). The individuals included in this research data set were verified as serving in Le Quesnoy. AWMM

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