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Edith Maude Fairchild

Photograph of Edith Fairchild in nursing uniform

Miss Edith Fairchild

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Edith Maude AWMM
    • Edith Maud Public - Katie - Researcher - 20 October 2023 - Nursing Service Record, The National Archives, Kew, WO 399/2619
  • Surname
    Fairchild AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1870 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daughter of Mary Fairchild and John Fairchild AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1944 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • I am Edith Fairchild's great niece. My father's mother, Nina, was her sister. I am very proud that she was involved in helping others during the war. I would like to have met her (she died in 1944, I was born in 1949).
    Public - Margaret - Direct descendant - 31 May 2017



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 October 2023KatieWellingtonResearcher
31 May 2017MargaretPoriruaDirect descendant
26 April 2015Te PapaWellingtonOther

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