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Robert John Barron

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Barron AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    432303 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 March 1921 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 April 1943 AWMM C/o H.P. & R. Barron, Private Bag, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R. Barron, Private Bag, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 February 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 5 A.O.S. Winnipeg, Canada AWMM
    • O.T.U. Westcott, UK AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    6 foot AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Moyra June. Brother of Cath, father of Ian, Barbara & Fiona. Grandfather of Andrew.

    Member of New Zealand Bomber Command Association and one of the Wednesday Bomber Boys

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2000 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 2010 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 November 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Wheeler, P.J. (2005). Wednesday bomber boys : RAF Bomber Command Association New Zealand. Auckland, N.Z.: RAF Bomber Command Association (N.Z.). AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 3 p. 612 ref 185 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 November 2010 AWMM
    • 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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13 March 2016Ian RobertWest Auckland, New ZealandChild
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