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Eric Burns

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Burns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 27059 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 August 1894 AWMM KaitangataOtago AWMM
    Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 June 1916 AWMM Kaitangata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Burns (mother), Christchurch Street, Kaitangata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27059 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 1 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Painter 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 2 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Burns was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burns, of Kaitangata, New Zealand. His brother, John Burns (27066), also died in World War 1.

    Attached to Physical Training School in the field 5.8.17 - 19.8.17. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXX. F. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Dear Eric, For all your pain and suffering, away from loved ones and family, in a foreign land... I wish to thank you for you sacrifice of life, I wish to thank you for your bravery and courage. I wish to thank you for my freedom that you have helped make mine. Rest in peace Eric Matt
    Public - Matthew Gregory Martin - Other Relative - 6 April 2015
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 April 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
06 April 2015Matthew Gregory MartinAuckland New ZealandOther Relative

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