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John Clifford Stuart Des Barres

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1/4 portrait of Corporal Clifford Stuart Des Barres, Reg No 10747, of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 1st New Zealand Cyclist Company. Killed in action in France on 3rd September 1916.  (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B53. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    John Clifford Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Des Barres AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Dos Barres AWMM
    • Clifford Stuart AWMM
    • Clifford Stuart AWMM
  • Service number
    10747 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Dublin, Ireland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mabel Meredith (DE BARRES) EIVERS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Opotiki, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Eivers (mother), Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • A Squad 11th Mtd; 1st Res sqdn RO 171; NZ Cyclist Coy RO 206 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    10747 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of M. Eivers of Whakatane. AWMM
    • Nov 1916 - DES BARRES.— On September 30, 1916, killed in action in France, Corporal Clifford Stuart des Barries, eldest son of Mrs J. A. Eivers, Te Teko, Whakatane, aged 19 years Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14136, 2 November 1916, Page 2
    • Dec 1916 - Details have been received by Mrs. J. A. Eivers, of Whakatane, concerning the death of her son, Corporal C. S. des Barres in a letter from his officer, Captain McHugh, saying "He was killed at his post by the bursting of a German shell and died a noble death and peaceful. He was one of my company and I considered him one of my best men to rely upon. He did every duty given him faithfully and well, and was a painstaking and intelligent n.o. officer. The company are raising a cross at his head to show the great esteem they hold for him Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14175, 18 December 1916, Page 8
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM 1. G.39 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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