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Gerald Nairn

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 74), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 74), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald AWMM
  • Surname
    Nairn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 58135 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 February 1897 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra BlenheimMarlborough Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Annie Nairn (mother), Maxwell Road, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 58135 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Motor Mechanic/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 13 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1917, and posted to Training Regiment.
    Posted to Canterbury Mounted Rifles Squadron in Training Regiment, 28 March 1918.
    Transferred to NZ Mounted Rifles Brigade, 15 May 1918; to Regimental Headquarters, 7 June 1918; to 10th Squadron, 21 June 1918.
    Detached for duty to Anzac Mounted Division Headquarters, 29 September 1918.
    Transferred to NZ Army Service Corps, 29 September 1918.
    Appointed Motor Driver Transport, 29 September 1918.
    Application for discharge in Egypt approved, 28 July 1919.
    Discharged from NZEF, Cairo, 16 August 1919.

    Parents: Daniel (b. Dundee, Scotland) and Annie (b. Blenheim) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      74: 15 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • The horse marines : a chronicle of their voyage on H.M.N.Z.T.98 T.S.S. Tofua, Nov. 13 to Dec. 21, 1917. Editor, Tpr. J.A. Kyd; sub-editor, Sgt. G.B. Young. AWMM

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