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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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