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William John Barrett

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Barrett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Laddie AWMM
  • Service number
    11883 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V. Barrett (mother), 14 Duncan Terrace, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11883 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Willilam Barrett was the elder son of Mr and Mrs V. Barrett.

    Husband of Mrs G. Barrett; father of Max and Ken

    Brother of Hubert (POW)

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 3. C. 24. AWMM
  • 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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