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Robert Farquhar

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  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    2 Brabant’s Horse, H Squadron AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Farquhar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain A. Farquhar (father), Norman's Hill, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's South Africa Medal (Cape Colony, Orange Free State clasps) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Trooper AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from injuries to the chest primarily caused by a horse rolling on him AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    2 Brabant’s Horse, H Squadron AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "Wellington, This Day. Trooper Robert Farquhar, of Robert's Horse, son of Captain A. Farquhar, of Auckland, who returned to the colony six weeks ago, died last night from injuries to the chest primarily caused by a horse rolling on him." Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XXXV, Issue 98, 2 May 1901, Page 2 AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    30 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 May 1901 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Wellington Hospital, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Symonds Street Cemetery, 105 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • South Africa War Memorial, Victoria Park, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XXXV, Issue 98, 2 May 1901, Page 2

    New Zealand Herald, 04 May 1901, Page 1

    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 02 May 1901 AWMM

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