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Full Name
Hugh Adair
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Hugh
Surname
Adair
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/959
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Henry Adair (brother), care of William Adair, Nigir Senblian, Malay States
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Makauri, Gisborne, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
3
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Military Awards
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
Wounds and Diseases
Evacuated ill from Gallipoli to Malta, where he died of enteric fever
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death
3 October 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Enteric fever
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. XVII. 3.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of Hugh and Mary Adair, of Spring Hill, Bangor, County Down, Ireland.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel A - Adams
Archives NZ source
Further References
Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z., David Bateman.
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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