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John Burt

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Burt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 21940 AWMM
    • WWI 12940 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Muriel Burt (sister), Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 21940 AWMM
    • WWI 12940 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
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Burt was one of 28 New Zealand servicemen who were court-martialled and sentenced to death during the First World War. This was commuted to a sentence of ten years' Penal Servitude. He was sent to prison on 12 December 1916. Pugsley, ‘On the Fringe of Hell’, pp.350-51.

    Serial Number is recorded as 12940 in Nominal Rolls and as 21940 in Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 20 AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (1991). On the Fringe of Hell: New Zealanders and Military Discipline in the First World War. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder & Stoughton. AWMM
      Pugsley, C. (1991). p. 350 AWMM
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