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Eric William Barr

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Portrait, from the archives at Christchurch Boys' High School (provided by B Spear 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, from the archives at Christchurch Boys' High School (provided by B Spear 2008) - This imag …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric William AWMM
  • Surname
    Barr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402240 AWMM
    • WWII 402240 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 November 1917 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
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ402240 AWMM
    • WWII 402240 AWMM
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Barr was the son of Stewart and Waihuia Margaret Barr, of Riccarton, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    He attended Christchurch Boys High School between 1932 and 1935.

    Born Christchurch, KAO shot down in Bay of Tunis. Buried at Enfidaville War cemetery, Tunisia. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM IV. E. 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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