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William John Arthur Barnes

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Barney, my father on arrival in Egypt off 6th reinforcements in August 1941

31747 T/CPL BARNES, W.J.A., 22 BN, 2NZEF

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 31747 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 April 1918 NZDF
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 60 Pitt St., Wanganui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J.C Barnes, 10 Mathieson. St., Wanganui (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Jean Claire Payne AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.22 Soap worker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.22
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.22
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  • Age on enlistment

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

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
    2005 AWMM
  • 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. (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.27 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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14 September 2022WILLIAM JOHNLINCOLN, NEW ZEALANDChild

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