Regimental number12/21
Date of birth13 September 1893
Place of birthLeicester, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCorner of Mary Street and Dominion Road, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Barnard, 54 Second Avenue, Kingsland, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, England; not serving in any military 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.
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 21 July 1917
Discharge date24 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board RMS 'Arawa', 21 July 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 24 December 1917.

War service: 3 years 137 days (of which 2 years 334 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death8 December 1979 Auckland
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 24054326

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