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John Barnhill

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Barnhill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25790 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 February 1878 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Barnhill (mother), Manor Cunningham, County Donegal, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25790 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Having qualified at School of Instruction, rank of Lance Corporal made substantive, 21 December 1916.
    Proceeded from Sling to France, 7 January 1917; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 9 January 1917.
    Admitted to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 17 January 1917 (mumps: slight).
    Joined 2nd Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, posted to B Company, and reverted to ranks at own request, 3 March 1917.
    On leave, 12 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 20 July 1917.
    Admitted to 33rd Field Ambulance, 4 September 1917, and transferred same day to 41st Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 8 September 1917; discharged to No 6 Command Depot, 14 September 1917; to No 5 Command Depot, 8 October 1917; rejoined unit, 17 January 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 23 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 12 March 1918.
    Wounded in action, 26 March 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg: severe), and admitted same day to 12th Stationary Hospital; transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 28 March 1918; to England, 30 March 1918, and admitted to King George Hospital, London; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 24 April 1918. Classified by Medical Board as unfit for military service, 11 July 1918.
    Transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 25 July 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 20 December 1918; discharged (physically unfit for war service on account of wounds received in action), 23 July 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 56 days (of which 2 years 86 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 27 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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