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Fairfax Moresby

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1/4 portrait of Lance Corporal Fairfax Moresby, Reg No 12/4060, of the 6th (Hauraki) Regiment, Auckland Infantry Regiment, - A Company, 10th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915|1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-M843. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Lance Corporal Fairfax Moresby, Reg No 12/4060, of the 6th (Hauraki) Regiment, Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fairfax AWMM
  • Surname
    Moresby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4060 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    20 December 1895 Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives
  • Place of birth
    Thames, New Zealand Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
    • Parents: Tracy Archer and Edith Marie Moresby. Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - New Zealand Births, Deaths and Marriages
    • Mothers name Edith Maria Moresby Public - Felicity Anne - Direct descendant - 7 September 2022 - See brother Fortescue James Moresby Reg 43097, Tracy Anstruther Moresby Reg 31972
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    BNZ Ohakune in 1923 and BNZ Taumarunui in 1940. Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 T.A. Moresby (father), Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4060 AWMM
  • Military service
    3 years 190 days. Discharged 23 April 1919. Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • 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 Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Joined Bank of New Zealand 14 February 1912 and at Auckland at time of enlistment. Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1972 Death Notice
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium 160 Sala Street Rotorua New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • His son Fairfax Moresby who was born at Raetihi on 19 November 1921 was a pilot with the Royal New Zealand Air Force during Second World War. He became a Prisoner of War.
    Public - Paul - Researcher - 17 March 2015
    Report 

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 7 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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07 September 2022Felicity AnneWaikato NZDirect descendant
17 March 2015Paul West Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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