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James Ambrose Barr

Photograph of 27752 Lieutenant James Ambrose Barr of the 16th Railway Operating Company, N.Z.E. 
Taken in Egypt in 1942 by 27500 Sapper David William Petch.

Lieutenant Barr 1942

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Ambrose AWMM
  • Surname
    Barr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 27752 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 25 Kensington St., Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. A.E. Barr, 25 Kensington St., Wellington (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 27752 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.28 Fitter, N.Z.R./Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.28
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.28
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    A greeting recorded by James Ambrose Barr in 1940 can be found on Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's online catalogue
    https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=168770
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.28 AWMM

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