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Henry Abbott Mair

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Abbott AWMM
  • Surname
    Mair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Opotiki AWMM
    • Attack on Rauporoa pa AWMM
    • Tauaroa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Abbott Mair was the third son of twelve children to Elizabeth Gilbert Puckey and Gilbert Mair, a merchant trader in kauri gum.

    Two of his brothers, Cpt. Gilbert Mair and Mjr. William G. Mair, were also both active in the New Zealand Wars. See Gilbert and William's individual Cenotaph records for more details.

    "In 1868 he raise the Opotiki Volunteer Forest Rangers, and served in a number of skirmishes in the Opotiki, Waimana, and Whakatane districts." (Cowan, p. 323n) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 November 1881 AWMM
    [Vanuatu]Vanuatu AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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