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Robert Fairbairn

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Fairbairn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 35010 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 March 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AkatoreOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R.H. Fairbairn (father), Woodside, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35010 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      171 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Transhipped from Opawa to Walmer Castle at Cape Town.

    Robert Fairbairn was the son of Robert Houliston Fairbairn and Agnes Fairbairn, of Kia Ora, Oamaru, New Zealand. Native of Puerua, Balclutha.

    Embarked Wellington, 30 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 March 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, Codford, 3 April 1917, and posted to 14th Company.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917.

    Parents: Robert Houliston Fairbairn and Agnes Fairbairn, Kia Ora, Oamaru. Native of Puerua, Balclutha AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    • 4 October 1917 AWMM
      Age 21 AWMM
      YpresBelgium AWMM
    • 4 October 1917 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXV. C. 6. AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 39, Plot 100 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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