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Norman Barker

  • Service number
    23876 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Tom Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family relationship
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family relationship
  • Service number
    23876 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Hauraki Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Whakapapa
  • Hapū
    Ngati Tumutumu Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Whakapapa & family
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mamaku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs N. Barker (wife), C/o Mrs E. Wilson, Castor Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • One of four sons [Alan, Norman, George, Ivan] of Mr E and Mrs E Barker of Mamaku who served overseas in the NZ Army during World War II. Alan and Norman captured on Greece Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family
    • Alan and Norman served in different arms of the Army and each was apparently unaware the other was serving on Greece. They met on the beach on Greece while waiting evacuation by sea. Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family and PoW records
    • They were captured together [PoW Numbers Alan 4127, Norman 4128] and after a harrowing journey by train in cattle trucks spent the rest of the war in Stalag 18A. Repatriated together Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family oral history and Pow Records
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23876 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Mill hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      AWMM
      With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Salonike 8B 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 4128 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    25 November 1966 Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family record
  • 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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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
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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 27 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. 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

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