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Benjamin Stanley Barker

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Studio portrait of Benjamin Stanley Barker s/n 8/1699. Reverse of photo: Stanley Barker, brother of Ivy Francis Ward. Died WWI. No Known Copyright.

Studio portrait of Benjamin Stanley Barker s/n 8/1699. Reverse of photo: Stanley Barker, brother of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Barker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1699 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 December 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WintonSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Clyde, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Sharkey (mother), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1699 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      155 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM IV. A. 51. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • 100 years on, we acknowledge your courage and bravery. You were a much loved brother to our grandmother Ruby, and although we only discovered you quite recently, you will never be forgotten. RIP.
    Public - Christine - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 33 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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21 April 2015ChristineAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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