Regimental number12/20
Date of birth31 January 1890
Place of birthPalmerston North
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressBella Vista, Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.7
Height6' 0"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Barnard, Eltham Dairy Company, Taranaki
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Eltham Volunteers; not serving in any milirary unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date10 August 1914
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial (Panel No 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James and Helena Marian Barnard, 201 Derwent Street, Island Bay, Wellington
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 42015 Alfred Montague BARNARD; 24/647 Charles Valentine BARNARD; 11/477 Frank Allen BARNARD; 11/594 James BARNARD; 6/2534 Joseph William BARNARD
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22272575