BURKE, Patrick
(Service number 21200)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date 2 May 1916 Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss Mary Burke (sister), Kerrytown, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Date 19 August 1916
Transport Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 4 October 1917 Age 30
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference VI. C. 5.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial; Ashburton War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Martin and Catherine Burke, of Geraldine


Cenotaph Oct 2013; CWGC; Notes supplied by Sarah Flint (by email to Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum, 23 October 2014)

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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