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Harry Leister Burt

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Group photograph, [Canada], 42 Course Observers, back row left to right; Emmerson, Bowers, Griffiths, Waterhouse, Poule, Jones, Mouatt, Whiteside, Windmill, Ashman (insert). Front row left to right; McCombie, O.? Davies, Holbird, Beard, H. Davies, Heatherington, Conquer, Armitage, Golding, Moore, Hazel. (Photograph from the collection of Ronald (Torchy) Moore (NZ404554)) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photograph, [Canada], 42 Course Observers, back row left to right; Emmerson, Bowers, Griffiths …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Leister AWMM
  • Surname
    Burt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411789 AWMM
    • WWII 411789 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 August 1917 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Father: Mr. H. Burt. C/o Mrs. Payne. 334 Moray St, South Melbourne, Australia AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. H. Burt now in Melbourne AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harry and Berta Burt

    Attended Wanganui Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Haverhill Cemetery, Suffolk, England AWMM Section U Grave 196 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [(New Zealanders Attached to R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]) (Officers), (Europe) - Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845744) AWMM

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