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Daniel Maybin Blair

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Maybin AWMM
  • Surname
    Blair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 33397 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 March 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Eskdale, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Miss R. Blair (sister), Bay View, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 33397 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of wounds while P.O.W. AWMM
    • 5 February 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Died of wounds while P.O.W. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daniel Blair was the son of William James Blair and Anne Blair. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8. D. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Family grave memorial, Eskdale Cemetery, Eskdale Lane, off Highway 5 (Napier-Taupo Road), Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Your memorial site at Eskdale cemetary is kept well and tidy in regognition of you and our family. This is done by your nephew Dan (my uncle) and myself Peter Blair.
    Public - Peter - Other relative - 24 September 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 43 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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24 September 2017PeterTauranga New ZealandOther relative

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