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Charles Willox Burr

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Burns, T.R. - Burton, E. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Burns, T.R. - Burton, E. (photo J H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Willox AWMM
  • Surname
    Burr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wittox AWMM
    • Charles Wittox Burr AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 51553 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1885 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jane Burr (mother), Headrooms, Normay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 June 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 51553 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 Team driver/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Jane Burr, of Headrooms, Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

    Listed by CWGC as Wittox (November 2011) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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17 July 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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