(Service number 11603)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin James Barbour (father), Tycho Delivery Co, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 12th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Companyu
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Infantry

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 18 August 1916 Age 37
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Tidworth Military Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Taiko War Memorial; Taiko Hall Memorial plaque

Biographical Notes

"It is reported with regret from Bulford that John Barbour, of the 12th Reinforcements, died there from pneumonia on August 18th" (Chronicles of the NZEF August 30, 1916 at P8); Son of James Barbour, of Loudown, Ayrshire, Scotland, and the late Anne Barbour.


Cenotaph Sep 2013; CWGC Sep 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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