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John Gordon Burr

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Portrait of John Gordon Burr, date unknown. Foxton Historical Society, Kete Horowhenua. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of John Gordon Burr, date unknown. Foxton Historical Society, Kete Horowhenua. Image is sub …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Burr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1127 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Foxton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Burr (father), Foxton, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1127 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 WellingtonNew Zealand 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 of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Burr was the son of John Victor Burr and Ellen Burr. Born at Foxton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM O. 70. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • John was my Dad's first cousin. There is a family history book that will include info on him that is entitled 'Glimpses into Early Manawatu' by my auntie, Vera L. McLennan-Boman - who was also a first cousin to John.
    Public - Val - Other Relative - 22 January 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 96 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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19 March 2016melanieAucklandDirect descendant
22 January 2015ValPalmerston NorthOther Relative

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