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Jack Wilfred Barker

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Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, received in New Zealand in January 1942. Vincent Hayes is third from the left in the front row. He is believed to have been the oldest in the group. The others in the photograph have not been identified. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, received in New Zealand in January 1942. Vin …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Lofty AWMM
  • Service number
    22798 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1919 AWMM StaffordshireEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 February 1940 AWMM Segenhoe House, Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Barker (mother), 36 Cambria Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 May 1940 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria AWMM
      Athens, Greece AWMM
      26 April 1941 AWMM
      Captured by the Germans AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    • WW2 8 May 1945 AWMM Liberated by the 8th Army AWMM
    • WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: 3.7.45. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    3832 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot 4.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Gunshot wound in groin AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2002 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 2011 Public Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Hi there, Just have a date of death to add. I worked at the rest home Jack was living at up until his passing and became somewhat of a friend. Just looking up residents I cared for at the home and thought I could add my nod to him. RIP bud. d. 7 March 2011.
    Public - Micah - 16 March 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 13 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 2, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405145) AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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05 August 2022ScribeQueenzlandOther
16 March 2015MicahAucklandOther

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