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David John Barnes

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Baxter B.E. - Bayne K.A. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David John AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1895 AWMM WyalongNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 37 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
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  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Barnes was the son of Henry and Emily Barnes

    Born in Australia, Barnes moved to New Zealand as a child circa 1904.

    His parents were living in Hinuera, Upper Waikato, New Zealand at the time of their son's death.

    He paid his own way to England, where he joined the Royal Flying Corps.

    Took his Flying Certificate at the Ruffy-Baumann School, Hendon, England, 5th August 1915.

    He had graduated as a service pilot earlier the very day he died accidentally. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    24 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    DoverKent AWMM
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Dover (St. James's) Cemetery, Kent, England AWMM W. D. 5. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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