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Douglas Owen Barker

  • Service number
    WWII 459351 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Doug Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family Records
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
A photo sent to Jane Barker (mother) of Thames, inscribed "To Mum, with love from Doug."

Douglas Owen Barker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Doug Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family Records
  • Service number
    WWII 459351 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    24 August 1923 Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family Records
  • Place of birth
    Sperry Lane Maternity Home, Thames. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family Records
  • Birth notes
    Parents Jane (nee Pascoe) and Cliff Barker of Thames, youngest of seven children. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family Records
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM 16 Nelson St., Wellington AWMM
    • 16 Nelson Street, Wellington. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Military Personnel file
  • Post war occupation
    Trained as carpenter. Worked as a builder with his brother-in-law in Thames, traded as Cornes & Barker. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Family records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. J. Barker, Sealey St., Thames (m) AWMM
    • Mrs Jane Barker, Mackay Street, Thames. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Military Personnel file
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy and Japan Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Military file
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 459351 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 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.10 Telegraphist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.10
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.10
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Telegraph boy Thames and Wellington, then Telegraphist. Public - Althea - Child - 13 September 2017 - Military Personnel file
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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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

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.10 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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