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Robert Phair

Headstone of Private Robert Phair (34914). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDA9542). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Robert Phair (34914). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Phair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34914 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Joan - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 April 1889 Public - Joan - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
    NZ Birth Registration registration no: 1889/6760
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, New Zealand Public - Joan - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Phair (father), 135 Stafford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34914 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Plumber 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
    19 Oct 1917 {Age 30} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Robert Phair, of Dunedin. AWMM
    • Robert Phair was the oldest son of Robert Phair (1852?-1927) and Margaret Bannerman McKay (1855?-1927). He was the 3rd of their six children - his siblings were Jane, Dora, Martha, David, and Catherine. Public - Joan - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family information

Death

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  • Death
    19 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV. E. 1. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      49: 5 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

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27 April 2015JoanWellingtonOther Relative
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