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William Burdett

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Name panel, WW1, Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012) - No known copyright restrictions

Name panel, WW1, Devonport War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Burdett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 8925 AWMM
    • 24459 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 2 April 1880 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GuildfordNew South Wales Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 2 April 1880 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Burdett (wife), Shoal Bay Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 August 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Steward 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      131 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Burdett was the husband of Mrs. E. Burdett, of Shoal Bay Rd., Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 21 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 24 October 1916; marched in to Sling Camp, 25 October 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1916; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 7 December 1916.
    Detached to Brigade School, 10 December 1917; rejoined Bn, 25 February 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 21 March 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 24 March 1916.
    Killed in action, 3 April 1918. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 3 April 1918 AWMM
      SommeNorthern France AWMM
    • 3 April 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 39 AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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