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Full Name
George Allan Lance Barney
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
George Allan Lance
Surname
Barney
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62575
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr P. Barney (father), Main Street, Greytown, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
C/o S. Edward, Bridge Pah, Hastings, New Zealand
Military District
Hastings
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 22
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
24 October 1942
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
1. H. 4.
Memorial Name
Greytown War Memorial Baths and Avenue of Remembrance, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
George Barney was the son of Phil and Kathlee Barney, of Martinborough
Description of Image
  • Greytown Memorial Baths (photo G.A. Fortune, 2012)
  • Name plaque, Greytown Memorial Baths (photo G.A. Fortune, 2012)
  • View of pool, Greytown Memorial Baths (photo G.A. Fortune, 2012)
  • Heritage trail sign, Greytown Memorial Baths (photo G.A. Fortune, 2012)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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