Andrew James AWMM
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WWI 17479 AWMM
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R. Burke (father), Allendale Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Trooper Andrew J. Burke was reported missing in the field - on 26 March 1917 - at Palestine.
On 1 April 1917 a NZEF Court of Enquiry was held at Der el Belah, and the finding concerning Trooper Burke was : "Not reasonable to suppose that (NZEF Service) # 17/749 Trooper A.J. Burke is dead - but are of the opinion that he is a prisoner of war - in the hands of the enemy".
On 7 August 1917 Trooper A.J. Burke was officially reported as a "Prisoner of War at Bar-by-Negdo, Turkey".
On 14 December 1918 Trooper A.J. Burke was repatriated, as a POW of the Turkish Forces, at Egypt.
Trooper A.J. Burke returned home to New Zealand aboard HMT 'Kaikoura' - which embarked from Egypt on 6 March 1919. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Military File : AWMM
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- New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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