Walter Charles Barnaby

10 February 1910–12 April 1985 (Age 75)
New Zealand

The Life of Walter Charles

Walter Charles Barnaby was born on 10 February 1910, in New Zealand. He married Olive Annie Le Prou in 1934, in New Zealand. He died on 12 April 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Walter Charles Barnaby
1910–1985
Olive Annie Le Prou
1910–1987
Marriage: 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1934
New Zealand

World Events (3)

1914

Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 13

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 
1939

Age 29

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English vernacular form of the personal name Barnabas, which was borne by the companion of St Paul (Acts 4:36). This is of Aramaic origin, from Barnabia ‘son of Nabia’, a personal name perhaps meaning ‘confession’. 2. habitational name from Barnaby in North Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Beornwald (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + wald ‘rule’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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