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Thomas Smith Barclay

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Portrait, standing by the propellor - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing by the propellor - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Smith AWMM
  • Surname
    Barclay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ411358 AWMM
    • WWII 411358 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 October 1919 AWMM DurhamEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Mar 1941 AWMM 46 Hillcrest Avenue, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T.Y. Barclay (father), Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 August 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Mar 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Named T.F. Barclay on the Takapuna War Memorial. In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. The flight crew from the shot plane are buried in adjoining plots No 1,2, & 3, he being buried inPlot XX, Row 8, Grave No. 4. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 9 H 4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Northcote War Memorial, Corner Lake and Onewa Roads, Northcote, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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