Robert Johnston BLAIR

BLAIR, Robert Johnston

Service Number: 39291
Enlisted: 29 October 1917
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Field Artillery Brigades
Born: Timaru, New Zealand, 21 October 1888
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Selector
Died: Heart Attack, Boonda, NSW, 21 March 1931, aged 42 years
Cemetery: Maryborough Lawn Cemetery, Queensland
Memorials: Commercial Banking Company of Sydney WW1 Honour Roll, Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll, Maryborough St. Stephen's Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 39291, Field Artillery Brigades
30 Apr 1918: Involvement Gunner, 39291, Field Artillery Brigades, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '4' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: SS Port Darwin embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
30 Apr 1918: Embarked Gunner, 39291, Field Artillery Brigades, SS Port Darwin, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Mr. Robert Johnston Blair, aged 42 years, of Boonda Station, near Texas, died suddenly from a heart attack on Saturday. The late Mr. Blair formerly resided at Maryborough, and took over the Boonda sheep property, about l8 months ago. The body is being
conveyed to Maryborough for interment today.