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Nancy Barker

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Portrait

Petty Officer Nan Barker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nancy AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII WRNZNS 8 AWMM
    • WWII NZW0008 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1921 Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII WRNZNS 8 AWMM
    • WWII NZW0008 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 Telegraphist/Civilian Public source
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Nancy was one of eight women picked to man the Rapaura station to perform R.F.B or 'radio finger printing', listening to Japanese wireless telegraphy communications.RNZN Communications Association.

    She was also a member of the New Zealand victory parade contingent who went to Britain for the Victory parade in 1946. Public Source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1981 Public source
    Upper HuttWellington Public source
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 May 2021Iemaja Raglan New ZealandOther relative
29 March 2016Mayanz aukland devonportOther relative
07 August 2015Carol Opotiki, New zealandSibling

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