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Francis Barclay

  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1404 AWMM
    • WWII 805423 AWMM
    • WWII: 805423 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Btn, B Coy 9th Rfts & 4th NZMPB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Barclay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1404 AWMM
    • WWII 805423 AWMM
    • WWII: 805423 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Miltiary Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    WWI: 5 June 1888; WWII: 5 June 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Ngatira, Rotorua Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of David & Ngaone Barclay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    WWII: Tahoraiti, Dannevirke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs F. Barclay (wife), care of W. Duncan, Tahoraiti, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
    • Miss Ata Barclay of Dannevirke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    1911 married Mary Hohaia (aka Tangi Whai Tiri) in Manunui
    father of 1 child
    WWII: Widower Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Btn, B Coy 9th Rfts & 4th NZMPB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1404 AWMM
    • WWII 805423 AWMM
    • WWII: 805423 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1915-1919 WWII: 1942-1944 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
      London Gazette 03/09/1918 AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • (DCM) Distinguished Conduct Medal: awarded for exceptionally good work during the period 25 February to 16-17 September 1918. He is exceedingly cool under fire, and sets a splendid example to his men. On 8 September he with two sections of his platoon, was employed in Metz-en-Coutre. The enemy concentrated a heavy artillery fire for four hours on the village. Notwithstanding this he kept his men well in hand, and completed the task upon which he was engaged. He then withdrew his party to a place of safety in good order Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 19 Oct 1915 at Trentham
      22 May 1942 at Dannevirke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WWII: Labourer for PWD Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 27yrs; WWII: 51yrs 11mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Captain Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    20 November 1959 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Miltiary & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Miltiary & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Tahoraiti, Dannevirke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Miltiary & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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11 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher