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Full Name
Garrett Leslie Burke
Rank Last Held
Warrant Officer Class 2
Forename(s)
Garrett Leslie
Surname
Burke
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
30486
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Soldier
Next of Kin
Mrs E.A. Burke (wife), Palmer Crescent, Trentham, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
7 Newton Street, Trentham, New Zealand
Military District
Trentham
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 28
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Son of James Burke and of Amelia Bruce Burke (nee Kay); husband of E. A. Burke, of Heretaunga, Wellington
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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