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Edward Roberts Barlow

Portrait of Flight Officer Edward Roberts Barlow, Auckland Weekly News, 21 March 1945. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19450321-26-29. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Officer Edward Roberts Barlow, Auckland Weekly News, 21 March 1945. Sir George Gr …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Roberts AWMM
  • Surname
    Barlow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ427179 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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  • Birth
    1 July 1920 BDM 1995/49437 Ngaturi BDM 1995/49437
    Near Pahiatua AWMM
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Feilding AWMM
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  • Death
    26 July 1995 BDM 1995/49437
    Age 75 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty BDM 1995/49437
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  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty AWMM Berm Lawn, Berm 4F, Plot 44 AWMM
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  • I knew ted from 1971 until his death during 1995 and worked along side him for 6 of those years. He was first assigned to active war service within RAF Bomber Command"s RAF 101 Squadron in Lincolnshire at the Ludford Magna airfield early in 1944 as part of the "Flying Cigar" radio night fighter jamming unit. He was regarded as an extremely capable "N" category air force navigator of which is noted within his service records by his 101 Squadron commanding Group Captain. It was my understanding from the many talks with Ted about his war years that he flew 75 Ops..of which he nearly completed 2 tours (60 ops) before being removed because of exhaustion and fatigue from night bombing in Avro Lancasters. He returned to operations within RAF Coastal Command's 242 Squadron until he fell sick again this time with a very critical dose of his words..i nearly bloody died boy! He wa
    Public - Denis - Friend - 17 May 2017



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    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM


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