Robert Archibald ADAIR

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ADAIR, Robert Archibald

Service Number: 222
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Townsville, Queensland, 1893
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Died of wounds, Alexandria, Egypt, 27 May 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Plot L, Grave 134 - Chaplain D.m. Bartlett officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 222, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 222, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 222, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 222, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

1 Battalion

Rank - Private

Wounded at Gallipoli

Taken to Alxandrai Hospital on board H.S. Lutzow

Medals: 1914-15 Star British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of J. R. and Bessie Adair of Ormond Road, Whataipoko, Gisborne, New Zealand.