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Charles Valentine Barnard

HMNZT 31 - Tahiti Magazine. [1915]. [Troops on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 31, Tahiti] [On board ship].

HMNZT 31 - Tahiti Magazine. [1915]. [Troops on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 31, Tahiti] [On board ship].


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Valentine AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/647 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1894 Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 June 2016 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Colfax, California, USA Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 June 2016 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Aramoho, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry James Barnard (father), Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/647 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 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles was the son of Henry James Barnard and Helena Marian Barnard, of 201, Derwent St., Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand.

    He enlisted in 1915 and was one of six sons who served.

    He is commemorated on the bell Suvla Bay given by his mother Helena Marian Barnard for the National War Memorial Carillon, Wellington. Brothers Charles Valentine Barnard and Henry Barnard are commemorated on the same bell. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • National War Memorial Carillon, 41 Buckle Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. AWMM

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17 June 2016PaulWest AucklandResearcher

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