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Full Name
James Gair
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Gair
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
9/2170
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Gair (mother), Marton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
11th Reinforcements Otago Mounted Rifles, D Squadron
Embarkation Date
1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
28
Page on Nominal Roll
3
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Egypt to Palestine
Date of Death
17 May 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of sickness
Cemetery Name
Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
F. 363.
Biographical Notes
James Gair was the son of James and Marion Gair, of Marton, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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