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Barbara Freyberg

  • Service number
  • Also known as
    • Barbara McLaren AWMM
    • Barbara Jekyll AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barbara AWMM
  • Surname
    Freyberg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Barbara McLaren AWMM
    • Barbara Jekyll AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 3 children AWMM


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
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Bernard Cyril Freyberg when a widow with two children. They had one son, Paul Freyberg, who also served in World War 2.

    Leader of the New Zealand "Tuis", Women's War Service Auxiliary AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St-Martha-on-the-Hill Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Freyberg, B. (1917). Women of the war. London: Hodder & Stoughton. AWMM
    • Latham, I. (Ed.). (1986). WAAC Story. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • RSA review: the official journal of the N.Z. Returned Services' Association AWMM
      A woman of warmth and wisdom. (1973, October 10). Review, p. 12. AWMM
    • Montgomerie, D. (2001). The women's war : New Zealand women 1939-45. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press. AWMM
    • Gardiner, Dorothy J. 'New Zealand Women in the Forces', 1866 - 1946. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/144. AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
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