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James Henry Barton

Headstone of PO James Edgar BARTON 402433. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 46, Plot 46. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of PO James Edgar BARTON 402433. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Blo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Barton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ426158 AWMM
    • WWII 426158 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

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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    • James Barton was the son of the Reverend Frazer Burnett Barton and of Jeanie Cordiner Barton (nee Reid), of Gore, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • James was born January 10, 1923 in Auckland. Public - Peter - Other relative - 4 May 2016 - Family records.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 12 May 1944 AWMM
      Age 21 AWMM
      Europe AWMM
    • 12 May 1944 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Krabbendijke, Zeeland, Netherlands Public - Andrew George - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - http://en.tracesofwar.com/article/1553/Memorial-Lancaster-JB409.htm
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 46, Plot 46 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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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/1083488
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 May 2016PeterDunedinOther relative

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