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Full Name
Cecil Sydney Fairs
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Cecil Sydney
Surname
Fairs
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
13/327
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs E.G. Fairs, 45 Cook Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Tauranga, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Star of India or Waimana
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
221
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
5 October 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. XVIII. 2.
Biographical Notes
Cecil Fairs was the son of Mrs. A. Fairs, of 17 St. Albans Avenue, Dominion Rd., Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916; this photograph may not be correct
Archives NZ source
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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