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George Edward Burchill

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Portrait, full length (kinfly provided by his wife) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Burchill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Burchill AWMM
  • Service number
    • 28121 AWMM
    • 31/34 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 March 1913 AWMM BostonLincolnshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 October 1940 AWMM Hunua Post Office, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Robinson (sister) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 28121 AWMM
    • 31/34 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Hopu Hopu AWMM
    • Nadi, Fiji AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Herd Tester/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Injured three times. Twice in Africa on 6 April 1943 and 6 April 1944 and again at Cassino Italy after which he was sent home wounded. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to a field hospital, a hospital in Palestine and one at Cassino Italy. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer and diabetes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr Burchill met his wife after the war and they were married in 1950, they had two children, a son and a daughter.

    They lived at Patumahoe on a farm. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 December 1995 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM RSA Section Ash 1298 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 December 1995 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.64 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.49 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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