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Andrew James Burke

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 46), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew James AWMM
  • Surname
    Burke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17479 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Burke (father), Allendale Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17479 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 Unknown AWMM Driver/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW1 POW - Afion Kara Hissar, Turkey New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    14 December 1918 - at Egypt. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Reference : "New Zealand and World War One Prisoners of War : Turkey" : www.sooty.nz/nzww1prisonersturkey.html.
  • POW liberation details
    Repatriated - as a POW of the Turkish Forces - 14 December 1918 at Egypt. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Reference : "New Zealand and World War One Prisoners of War : Turkey" : www.sooty.nz/nzww1prisonersturkey.html.
  • POW serial number
    # 3479 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Reference : "New Zealand and World War One Prisoners of War : Turkey" : www.sooty.nz/nzww1prisonersturkey.html.

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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  • 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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Death

About death

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  • 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      46: 2 AWMM

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17 April 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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