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Colin William Bidwell Barton

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Featherston District War Memorial, G. E. Barson to D. W. Cross. Image kindly provided by G. A. Fortune, CC BY G. A. Fortune 2014.

Featherston District War Memorial, G. E. Barson to D. W. Cross. Image kindly provided by G. A. Fortu …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin William Bidwell AWMM
  • Surname
    Barton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ412187 AWMM
    • WWII 412187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1917 RNZAF Biographies (R17845607) FeatherstonWellington RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs R. N. Barton, Ongaha, Featherston AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ412187 AWMM
    • WWII 412187 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • 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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  • Colin Barton was the son of Roy Nathaniel and Florence Majory Barton, of Featherston, Wellington, New Zealand.

    Attended Wanganui Collegiate School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk, England AWMM Sec. 54. Grave 674. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston War Memorial, 89 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston, Wairarapa AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM

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