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James Barron

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Cross of Sacrifice, Belgrade War Cemetery (photo donated by the family of airman G. Fisher 1998). - This image may be subject to copyright

Cross of Sacrifice, Belgrade War Cemetery (photo donated by the family of airman G. Fisher 1998). - …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Barron AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31268 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 January 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 6 Rangiora Avenue, Kaiwarra, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.B. Barron (mother), Ardmore Croft, Aberdeen, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31268 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
    On transport between Crete and Belgrade. AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Other, WWII AWMM
      On transport between Crete and Belgrade. Pneunomia acute Mycarditis. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Death recorded as between 20/01/1942 and 21/01/1942 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    YugoslaviaEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Belgrade War Cemetery, Yugoslavia AWMM 9A. A. 1. 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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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2224021
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 14 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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