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Ian Barber

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Having a beer at the base camp, Nui Dat

Ian Barber - Vietnam

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian AWMM
  • Surname
    Barber AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ali AWMM
    • I. Barber AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 32085 AWMM
    • Malaya 32085 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 October 1931 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Regimental Policeman/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 1948 AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • 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

Biographical information

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  • Medals are with the United Services Medal Collection Trust. WO2 Barber served in the NZ Army from 1948 to 1975. He was a RP Sgt in Malaya, and CSM in Vietnam with Whisky Company. He died in Queensland of cancer. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 June 1996 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    4th June 1996 Public - Gary - Child - 27 May 2018 - I was advised of his death by his brother Donald Barber
  • Age at death
    65 Public - Gary - Child - 27 May 2018 - My father was born on the 18th October 1931
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - Gary - Child - 27 May 2018 - I was advised of his death and attended his funeral here in Auckland
  • Cause of death
    unknown Public - Gary - Child - 27 May 2018 - Believed to be a form of cancer
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura Cemetery, Great South Road, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Unknown Public - Gary - Child - 27 May 2018 - Not known
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

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