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Barney Kirk

Private Barney Kirk, who embarked with the 10th Reinforcements. He was wounded once.

Private Barney Kirk

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barney AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802026 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1923 Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - estimated from death age
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - estimated from death age
  • Birth notes
    Son of William and Karoraina Kirk Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/barney-kirk
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Kirk (mother), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802026 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 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Karoraina Kirk.

    Husband of the Ngarangi and Ora

    Four brothers served with the 28 (Maori) Battalion, only 2 brothers came home Barney (802026) and Harold (62594). Jack (802027) was killed in action and Thomas (39143) died on active service. Barney and Jack have sequential service numbers. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    10 August 2011 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM Servicemen's Lawn AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA 32; Plot 103; Warrant # 29058 Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Gisborne Herald, August 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Hinepare Marae War Memorial, Rangitukia Public - Lorraine - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 107 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Gisborne Herald AWMM
      Death notice: Gisborne Herald, August 2011 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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