Papers relating to George Harvey Barron

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.269
Collection number PR01398
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 22
Object type Papers
Physical description 29 Image/s captured
Maker Barron, George Harvey
Department Of The Navy
Various
Place made Australia, Australia
Date made 1955-1986
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
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Description

Papers relating to the Malayan Emergency and Korean War service of A38786 Lieutenant George Harvey Barron, HMAS Albatross, Royal Australian Navy.

Barron was a pilot in the Royal Australian Navy between 1950 and 1954, and served in Malta, Malaysia, and Korea. He was declared medically unfit to fly in late 1954, and subsequently took up general duties until 1957. This collection contains papers pertaining to his Royal Australian Navy service, such as telegrams, certificates of appointment, and letters regarding his health and pay. It also contains letters to and from Barron regarding details of his service and the medals he was awarded.

This file contains:
Summary of Record of Service of George Harvey Barron,1950-1954;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, issued 27 January 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, issued 24 February 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, issued 3 March 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, issued 10 March 1955;
Telegram from Australian Commonwealth Naval Board to Naval Air Station Nowra, 16 March 1955;
Letter from George Harvey Barron to the Commanding Officer of Royal Australian Air Station Schofields, 18 March 1955;
Telegram from Naval Air Station Schofields to the Australian Commonwealth Naval Board, 23 March 1955;
Telegram from Australian Commonwealth Naval Board to Naval Air Station Schofields, 24 March 1955;
Letter from staff of HMAS Albatross to 'Ralph' regarding pay of George Harvey Barron, 13 April 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, 8 September 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, 20 October 1955;
Statement of service regarding George Harvey Barron, 21 November 1955;
Royal Australian Navy Certificate of Appointment of George Harvey Barron, 22 December 1955;
Copy of Sydney Morning Herald article, 10 August 1956, and copy of cover of book "Strike from the Sea" by Robert Jackson, 1970;
Newsletter of the Australian Fleet Air Arm Officers' Association, 30 September 1974;
Letter from Michael Fogarty to George Harvey Barron, 6 March 1986, [includes copies of identification];
Incomplete copy of letter from John Cooke to Michael Fogarty, 3 April 1986;
Letter from George Harvey Barron to Michael Fogarty, 2 May 1986;
Note regarding [Bill Reid], [c. August 1986];
Letter from George Harvey Barron to Bill Reid, 5 August 1986;
Letter from George Harvey Barron to Ken Dale, 3 December 1986.