Barton Wicksteed 29 May 1910 - 4 August 1952 Key details Contribute › Service number33682 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePost WW2 AWMMMajor AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMMKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Roll of honour, Korean War Memorial 1950-53, Dove-Meyer Robi … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesBarton AWMM SurnameWicksteed AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number33682 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth29 May 1910 AWMM Place of birthStratfordTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesStratfordTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMTeacher AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E Wicksteed (wife)Grand HotelWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMMKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number33682 AWMM Military unitsRegular Force 1928-45 AWMM1942-1944 AWMM2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Military serviceRegular Force 1928-45 AWMM1942-1944 AWMM2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP) AWMM3 Division Artillery AWMMLieutenant Colonel AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active ServiceCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPost WW2 AWMMMajor AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Regular Force 1928-453 New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1942-44 (Pacific)Served with Kayforce 1951-52Served as Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster-General (British Commonwealth Forces Korea) 2 April 1951 - 4 August 1952"At Pusan, several New Zealanders were under BCFK Sub-Area command, for example, the ordnance personnel and provosts, who were integrated into British units. A New Zealander, Major Barton Wicksteed, a former regular officer who had joined Kayforce from England, was also serving at Taegu as BCFK deputy-adjutant and quartermaster-general." (McGibbon 1996, Vol. 2, p. 194)"Major Wicksteed, the deputy adjutant and quartermaster-general in HQ Britcom Korean Base, was still stationed at Taegu, where he also commanded the British Liaison Detachment at 8th Army Headquarters. Following his death in August 1952, Major Trevor Atchley and Major Alan Cooper successively would also hold his appointment." (McGibbon 1996, Vol. 2, p. 276) AWMM Read more Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death42 AWMM Date of death4 August 1952 AWMM Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Barton Wicksteed by laying a poppy. Jack Reginald Wickstead Roy St George Wickstead Barton Wicksteed Shafto Harrison Wicksteed John Wickstone Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Barton Wicksteed Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 9: WW2 425 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 194, 276, 371, 393, 413. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.