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Full Name: Bartholemew James Burke
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Bartholemew James
Surname: Burke
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8309
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs E. Burke (mother), Boundary Road, Invercargill, New Zealand
Enlistment Address: Boundary Road, Invercargill, New Zealand
Military District: Invercargill
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 29
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 2 June 1941
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 12. E. 20
Biographical Notes: Son of John Burke and of Elizabeth Burke (nee Selwood), Invercargill, Southland
Further References: Commonwealth War Graves Commission record. URL: http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=936573
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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