Māori › Harry Blair Born 22 October 1874 - Died 26 September 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 12/3942 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHarry AWMM SurnameBlair AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 12/3942 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth22 October 1874 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs H.P. Webber (sister), Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 12/3942 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Public Works Employee/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMM Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM Private AWMM 10th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company 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 notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Harry Blair was the son of William and Mary Agnes Blair, of Stratford, Taranaki. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death26 September 1916 AWMM Age 47 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Harry Blair by laying a poppy. Gordon Maurice Blair Graham Blair Harry Blair Henry Blair Henry Stuart Blair Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Harry Blair Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy) Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2016-2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22276608 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1462903/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1462903 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 26: 7 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 21 October 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher 25 January 2020AllanRotoruaResearcher 10 April 2015RoseTauranga, New ZealandOther Relative 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.