condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Leonard Oliver Barrett

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Oliver AWMM
  • Surname
    Barrett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 70503 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    14 October 1917 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 11 Dnebeigh Street, Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs E.N. Barrett (mother), Denbeigh Street, Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 70503 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Leonard Barrett was the son of Patrick Leonard Barrett and of Elizabeth Annie Barrett (nee Robinson), of Feilding, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    6 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM IV. A. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Leonard Oliver Barrett by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Leonard Oliver Barrett

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Moe mai rā ōku tīpuna! Nana Gloria missed you dearly and spoke of you often!
    Public - Louise Mary - Direct descendant - 7 March 2022
    Report 
  • My uncle, sadly never returned. We will remember them
    Public - Evelyn - Other relative - 25 April 2016
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2236948
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 12 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 March 2022Louise MaryAucklandDirect descendant
07 March 2022Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2016EvelynSwansonOther relative

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.