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Norman Campion Bright Farquhar

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Fielder, O. - Farquhar, N.C.B. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Fielder, O. - Farquhar, N.C.B. (CC …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Campion Bright AWMM
  • Surname
    Farquhar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11959 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM North Queensland, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Joseph Farquhar (father), Thursday Island, North Queensland, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11959 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    16 Oct 1917 {Age 24} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounded in action (gunshot wounds, right leg, left thigh compound fracture, and chest, penetrating) on 16 October, 1917 admitted to 44 Casualty Clearing Station, and died on the same day. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Joseph and Sarah Farquhar of Thursday Island, North Queensland, Australia

    Attended King's College, Auckland

    Previously employed as Bookkeeper by AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 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. C. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Remembering your sacrifice 100 years ago. I was born in Scottsdale n 1971. If there are other cousins who would help me find the family connection I would appreciate this. My Dad is Ian, his, Ron, his Robert pictured here
    Public - Duncan - Other relative - 22 April 2017



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