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George Augustus Barker

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat Public - Dennis - Other relative - 7 January 2020 - Family
  • Service number
    22861 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Hauraki Public - Dennis - Other relative - 9 January 2020 - Whakapapa
  • Hapū
    Ngati Tumutumu Public - Dennis - Other relative - 9 January 2020 - Whakapapa
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 December 1915 Public - John - Other relative - 2 April 2016 - Barker Family Tree
  • Place of birth
    Te Aroha Public - Dennis - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mamaku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Drover Public - Dennis - Other relative - 7 January 2020 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. Barker (mother), Mamaku, 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. Public - Dennis - Other relative - 7 January 2020 - Family
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22861 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 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edmund and Elizabeth Barker of Mamaku. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Wellington Hospital Public - Dennis - Other relative - 7 January 2020 - Family
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mamaku Cemetery, 13 Achilles Road, Mamaku, Rotorua District, New Zealand AWMM 23. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 January 2020DennisWhangareiOther relative
12 May 2019LynMamaku RotoruaResearcher
09 May 2019LynetteMamaku RotoruaResearcher
11 April 2019CarolKaiaua Firth of ThamesResearcher
02 April 2016JohnHikutaiaOther relative

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