John Dennis BARNETT
John was born at Dunedin.
He married Helen Page (born at Suffolk, England in 1872) at Wellington in 1896.
They had three daughters & two sons. Two of the children were born in Levin.
One son, Alfred, served in WW2. Two son-in-laws, William McCulloch & Arthur Crichton served in WW1. Arthur also served in WW2.
John started as a jeweller in Wellington. Around 1899 he was at Manakau as a settler, then back to Wellington as a watchmaker, then in Levin 1902 & then Wanganui in 1905, still as a watchmaker. Around 1919 he moved to be a masseur. When he left for Auckland around 1925, Helen moved to Eastbourne.