Topic: Roy Ewen Blair

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From research done in 2009 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Roy Ewen Blair

Date of Birth: 1895
Serial number: 12346
Occupation before enlistment: Farm hand
First known rank: Lance Corporal
Embarkation date: 6 May 1916
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: 6th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: Belgium
Date of Death: 7 June 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Messines, Belgium

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Student researcher: Steph Hunt



Roy Ewen Blair

First Names:Roy Ewen
Last Name:Blair