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BARR, Charles
(Service number 2/1547)

Aliases
First Rank Driver Last Rank

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Timaru Hotel, Timaru
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Robert Barr (brother), Ashburton
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 5th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Field Artillery
Date 13 June 1915
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 20 December 1915 Age 42
Place of Death At sea, ex-Gallipoli
Cause Died of disease
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos,Greece
Memorial Reference III. E. 150
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of William and Marjory Barr

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (August 2014)

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG

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