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Frank Barltrop

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Corporal Frank Barltrop (1894 - 1916)  (Serial No. 6/2062). Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 84427. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Corporal Frank Barltrop (1894 - 1916) (Serial No. 6/2062). Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio C …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Barltrop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2062 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 5 October 1894 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 5 October 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    5 October 1894 Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 36A Waimea Road, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.H. Barltrop (father), 36A Waimea Road, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2062 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Frank Barltrop was the son of Alfred Henry and Elizabeth Caroline Annie Barltrop, of 36A, Waimea Rd., Nelson. Also served in Egypt and Gallipoli.

      His brother, Henry Barltrop (6/6063), was also killed in World War 1. AWMM
    • Brother of Private Henry (Harry) Barltrop : NZEF Service # 6/2063 of the Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 12th (Nelson) Company, 5th Reinforcements, NZEF - who was killed in action on 27 September 1916 - at the Somme (aged 29 years) - 10 days after his younger Private Frank Barltrop was killed in action - on 17 September 1916 - also at the Somme, France (aged 22 years)

      Henry & Frank had enlisted together, on the same day - on 15 February 1915 - at Trentham Military Training Camp, Wellington. Henry & Frank would have consecutive regimental service numbers : Henry (6/2063) & Frank (6/2062).

      Prior to enlistment for war service Henry Barltrop was a Bushman - at Canvastown, Havelock and his younger brother Frank was a Jeweller - at Nelson.

      Henry & Frank served at Gallipoli together. During their service at Gallipoli both brothers were medically evacuated (sick) to hospital - Henry to England and Frank to Cairo, Egypt. After service at Gallipoli the brothers Barltrop - Henry & Frank - embarked from Port Said, Egypt, together on 6 April 1916 - aboard Transport Ship 'Franconia' for war service - at France & Belgium.

      Both brothers served at the Somme Sector, Armentieres, France. They were both killed in action - within 10 days of each other - in September 1916 - at the Somme, Armentieres, France.

      Private Frank Barltrop has no known grave at France - but he is commemorated on the Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

      Brother Private Henry Barltrop is buried at the AIF (Australian Imperial Forces) Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France (Grave ref: 111.A.4). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 15 January 2017 - Military Files of henry & Frank Barltrop AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Nelson war memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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