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John Willis Barnes

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My father of whom we were most proud.

John Willis Barnes

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Willis AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Barney AWMM
  • Service number
    • Unknown AWMM
    • 13328 AWMM
    • WWII P/SSX25163 AWMM
    • SSX25163-NZX13328 Public - John Collins - Child - 17 July 2016 - From C.O.S. in our possession
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 September 1920 AWMM SurreyEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Navy AWMM
    • Royal Navy then Royal New Zealand Navy Public - John Collins - Child - 17 July 2016 - From C.O.S in our possession
  • Service number
    • Unknown AWMM
    • 13328 AWMM
    • WWII P/SSX25163 AWMM
    • SSX25163-NZX13328 Public - John Collins - Child - 17 July 2016 - From C.O.S. in our possession
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Frances AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 November 2011 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 November 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Dear John Willis Barnes

    You were the best grandparent i could of ever asked for and will be dearly love. i hope you are with nana and all your comrades

    Love Nathan, your Grandson
    Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 9 September 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
      Taylor, A. (1998). p.121 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 November 2011 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 September 2017Nathan Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
17 July 2016John CollinsAucklandChild

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