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Richard John Barry

Portrait, walking down the street - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, walking down the street - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard John AWMM
  • Surname
    Barry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 270788 AWMM
    • NZ4215784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 December 1921 AWMM RoxburghOtago AWMM
    Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 April 1941 AWMM Railway Station, Burnside, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr William Francis Barry (father), Poerua, Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 3 October 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested 1 April 1941, marched into Burnham Camp 23 April 1941

    promoted to Lance Corporal 15 October 1942

    Transferred to RNZAF 3 December 1942

    Appointed acting Corporal 1 February 1944

    Reclassified leading Aircraftsman (Acting Corporal) 17 January 1944

    Promoted to Corporal 1 June 1944

    Disembarked New Zealand 25 August 1945 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • 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
  • Documents
    • Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, Dept .of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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