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John Hosking Burr

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Hosking AWMM
  • Surname
    Burr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22256 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1908 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 June 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Henry Ernest & Eliza Josephine BURR Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 June 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Kaipara Flats, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Kaipara Flats, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. Burr (mother), 13 Harlston Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E. Burr (mother), 13 Harlston Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22256 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Hosking was the son of Henry Ernest and Eliza Josephine Burr, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VIII. D. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    ROLL OF HONOUR

    Burr.— J. H. (Jack), killed in action beloved brother of Mrs. W. R Haslemore, Mangapapa Rd„ Gisborne. Duty nobly done. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 June 2023 - GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXXI, ISSUE 21484, 16 AUGUST 1944, PAGE 1
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2613821
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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 2: WW2 29 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 20 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 June 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
04 December 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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