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Bartholemew James Burke

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bartholemew James AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8309 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Boundary Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Burke (mother), Boundary Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8309 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John Burke and of Elizabeth Burke (nee Selwood), Invercargill, Southland AWMM
    • Born in the Nokomai. Went to school Wreys Bush. Public - Ruth Helena - Other relative - 25 April 2016 - Family knowledge (niece)
    • Brother to my mother Eleen Ita Public - John - Other relative - 14 June 2017 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 12. E. 20 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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  • Although not related, we visited Souda Bay Cemetery in Crete during 2015. We left a small stone on the headstone of Bartholomew Burke, just to recognise that someone had been to visit and remember him. We are going back to Crete this year and will do the same. If anyone should see this message, please get in touch, would just like you to know that he is not forgotten. Geoff Burke, Derby, England,
    Public - GEOFF - 16 July 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 29 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 February 2018John PWwellington, NZOther relative
14 June 2017JohnBallaratOther relative
16 July 2016GEOFFDERBY, ENGLANDOther
25 April 2016Ruth HelenaInvercargill New ZealandOther relative
25 April 2016RuthInvercargillOther relative
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