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Full Name: Tiri Barlow
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Tiri
Surname: Barlow
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 810247
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs D. Barlow (mother), Tuakau, Oruanui, Taupo District, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: C/o W.H. Whittaker, Tamaki, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date: 21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 11
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 12 April 1945
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1945
Cemetery Name: Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: IV.D.12
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Son of William and Olive Barlow
Further References:
Sources Used:
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman.
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