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James Barber

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Portrait photo of James Barber in uniform. Image kindly provided by family (December 2022).

Portrait photo of James Barber in uniform. Image kindly provided by family (December 2022).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Barber AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1/66 AWMM
    • WWI 10/2404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1889 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 14 Wilson Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Barber (father), 14 Wilson Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1/66 AWMM
    • WWI 10/2404 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Barber was the son of John and Elizabeth Barber (nee Donnelly) of 14 Wilson St, Newtown, Wellington.

    His brothers George (30511), Frank (3/160), and Michael (9/1771) all served in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. His brother-in-law, James Henderson (10/2965), also served. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. A. 46. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thank you for the sacrifice you made and the lives you saved.
    Public - Karen - Other relative - 24 April 2021
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24 April 2021KarenNapierOther relative

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