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Edwin Alfred Barker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 85036 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1875 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Caroline Jane Barker (nee Thomason) (wife), 89 Waimea Road, Nelson AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWI AWMM
    1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 85036 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
    WW1 17 June 1918 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    Miner/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6 ft 2 1/2 in AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      189 lb AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Demobilisation. AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Did not embark. Son of Jesse and Mary Eliza Barker. Married Caroline Jane Thomason on 21 March 1899. Child – Caroline Alfreda Barker born 26 February 1900 in Pembroke. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    MotupikoTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St. George's Churchyard, Motupiko AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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