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Archibald Gower Burns

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald Gower AWMM
  • Surname
    Burns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/423 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    CalcuttaIndia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Arcade, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Benjamin H. Burns, 35 Chester Street West, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/423 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded AWMM
    • Suicide, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Benjamin Henry and Alice May Gower Burns. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    Suicide AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Linwood Cemetery, Entrance off Butterfield Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 47. Lot 1967. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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