BARTON-BROWNE, Walter Raleigh
(Service number 11226)

Aliases W R Bardon
First Rank Private Last Rank Bombardier


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Seed cleaner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Barton-Browne (mother), 12 Phillip St, Dunedin
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 Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Field Artillery, 10th (Trench Mortar) Battery

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 6 October 1918 Age
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Ribecourt British Cemetery, Nord, France
Memorial Reference II. G. 3
New Zealand Memorials Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Walter Barton-Browne was the son of Mrs M.A. Barton-Browne, of 213 High St, Dunedin. His brother Gilbert Humphrey Barton-Browne (17876) also served in WW1


Cenotaph Sep 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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