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Nevile Barker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nevile AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    50037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1912 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 38 Jeffreys Road, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.E. Barker (mother), 38 Jeffreys Rd, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    50037 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the New Zealand Alpine Club:

    "Neville was born in England in 1912, and came to NZ with his parents in 1925. He was educated at St. Andrew's College, Christchurch, and Canterbury University College, taking his M.A. Degree with Honours. He later became a member of the literary staff of the Christchurch Press. From there he went into the Army, where he sooned gained his commission.

    He became a member of the New Zealand Alpine Club in 1935, and was on the Canterbury-Westland Section Committee in 1938."

    (From the New Zealand Alpine Journal, Vol.X, No.31, June 1944) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM X. B. 4. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2608115
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Alpine journal AWMM
      New Zealand Alpine Journal, Vol.X, No.31, June 1944 (includes photograph) AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.21 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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