Māori › Gordon Blair Born 4 May 1893 - Died 17 December 1918 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 74903 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Trooper AWMM New Zealand Mounted Rifles AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Headstone, Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Australia (photo F. Caddy 2012) - No known copyright restri … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGordon AWMM SurnameBlair AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 74903 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionAnglican, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth4 May 1893 AWMM Stratford, Taranaki AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentPre 19 April 1917 AWMM C/o A.W.R. Coy, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs G. Blair (wife), Ngaere, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 10 October 1918 AWMM Married AWMM Married, 1 child AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 74903 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 19 April 1917 AWMM Age 24 AWMM Mechanic/Military AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 11 Oct 1918-22 November 1918 AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM Moeraki 11 October 1918 AWMM Vessel was Moeraki AWMM Trooper AWMM 41st Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM 5 foot 8 inches AWMM Weight, Unknown Period AWMM 140 pounds AWMM Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM Light brown AWMM Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM Hazel AWMM Other, Unknown Period AWMM Very flat feet AWMM Other, Unknown Period AWMM tattoo marks - ship in full sail left upper arm; anchor and heart right upper arm AWMM Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM Died from influenza and pneumonia AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Trooper AWMM New Zealand Mounted Rifles AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Thomas and Rose Blair.Husband of Rose nee Edwards, married 1916. Father of Andrew Raymond Blair born December 1916Attested April 1917; left home for service March 1918Did not re-embark from Perth, arrested and punished.Moeraki then transhipped to [HMAT 17]Malta at Sydney for Suez. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death17 December 1918 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Death notes CemeteryPerth War Cemetery and Annex, Smyth Road, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia AWMM NC1. 15. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Gordon Blair by laying a poppy. Geraldine Mary Blair Glen Blair Gordon Blair Gordon Maurice Blair Graham Blair Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Gordon Blair Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22276607 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/135680/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/135680 Further Reference DocumentsInformation kindly provided by family AWMM Military Service Record AWMM New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 91: 4 AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.