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Barry George Twiname

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Family group, WW2, 5 Twiname brothers in uniform. Standing (l to r): Roy Harry (NZ414361), Owen Arnold (415043); Seated (l to r): Bruce Alexander, Noel Eric (72638), Barry George (28225) - This image may be subject to copyright

Family group, WW2, 5 Twiname brothers in uniform. Standing (l to r): Roy Harry (NZ414361), Owen Arno …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barry George AWMM
  • Surname
    Twiname AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 22 July 1940 AWMM 21 The Parade, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 21 The Parade, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Alexander Twiname (father), 21 The Parade, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Alexander Twiname (father), 21 The Parade, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander and Ruby Victoria (Mattocks) Twiname of St Heliers, Auckland

    Four of his brothers also enlisted in WW2: Roy Harry (NZ414361), Owen Arnold (NZ415043); Bruce Alexander and Noel Eric (72638).

    Husband of Margaret, father of Jennifer, Roger and John. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 July 2008 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
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  • 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, 3 July 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 485 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 358 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 July 2008 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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