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James Alfred Barr

Portrait of Sergeant J.A. Barr, of Yaldhurst, Wounded. Auckland Weekly News 7 June 1917. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170607-41-41
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Identity

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    James Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Barr AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
    7/659 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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    Unknown AWMM Yaldhurst, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
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    John Barr, Yaldhurst, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    7/659 AWMM
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    WW1 AWMM
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  • Thinking about you this week. Can't imagine what you went through and how it must of changed you forever. Thank you seems too little to say but that is all I can think of. So sad not to have memories of you
    Public - Gavin Kenneth - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

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    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 36 AWMM
    • Polaschek, A. (1983). The Complete New Zealand Distinguished Conduct Medal. Christchurch, N.Z.: Medals Research. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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21 April 2015Gavin KennethNelson, New ZealandOther Relative