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James Edward Barnes

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Portrait of James Edward Barnes, New Zealand Division, Royal Navy, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Paul Barnes (April 2020). Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of James Edward Barnes, New Zealand Division, Royal Navy, c.Second World War. Image kindly …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1548 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 October 1919 AWMM HaslingdenLancashire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Hawera, Taranaki AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Richard Walker Barnes AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Stoker AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1937 Family source Farm hand/Civilian Family source
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Left school at 13 and got a job at the Patea freezing works throwing and classing the fleece. Family source.

    Participated in the Dieppe Raid (Operation Jubille) on HMS Albrighton, 1942. Family source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1979 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    HelensvilleAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otahuhu Cemetery, Otahuhu, New Zealand AWMM Plot 55, Area Q AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 8 August 1979 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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