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Arthur Barker

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Blockhouse Bay Primary School Roll of Honour, detail (photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Blockhouse Bay Primary School Roll of Honour, detail (photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23873 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1917 AWMM SydneyNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr A. Barker (father), Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 23873 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 Hairdresser/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: Amp. left leg Pension: 32/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of René, ex-husband of Betty Pearse Barker; father of Robyn and Richard

    Address 19 George St., Wellington (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 2010 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    Three KingsAuckland City 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, 28 June 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Blockhouse Bay Primary School, 584 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form - Death notice AWMM
    • 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 26 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 June 2010 AWMM

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