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James Hayter Barter

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Hayter AWMM
  • Surname
    Barter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2852 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 April 1884 AWMM Manor ParkEssex AWMM
    Manor Park, Essex, England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 June 1915 AWMM Whitehall Boardinghouse, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Barter (mother), 25 Baxter Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2852 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 14 June 1915 AWMM 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      James Barter was transferred to France in April 1916, three months later he fell ill with pneumonia and was repatriated to England for medical attention. After a spell at No.5 General Hospital, London he then convalesced at Hornchurch in Essex. (Church, p.90) AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Meningitis AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • "In September 1916 James was posted to Codford Command depot. He remained in England for the rest of his time, and on 11 June 1917 was taken on strength of the ANZAC Provost Corps (Military Police) with rank of Lance Corporal. In February 1918 he transferred to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst staff, and was often a patient himself. He had contracted meningitis on his final admission on 25 July and died on 3 August." (Church, p.90) AWMM
    • He was a Lance Corporal with the Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
      attached New Zealand Provost Corps- Service Number 10/2852

      He was 34 and the son of the late Edwin James and of Mary Maria Barter of 20, Britannia Rd., Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England.
      He is remembered on the grave of his parents at Southend-on-Sea, Sutton Road Cemetery, Essex Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 18 May 2018 - Gravestone inscription, CWGC and local knowledge.
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About death

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  • Death
    3 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 5, Grave 16 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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20 July 2018JulianaAucklandResearcher
18 May 2018GeoffreyTilbury, United KingdomResearcher

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