FAIRBROTHER, Albert Edward
(Service number 78562)

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Date 10 October 1876 Place of Birth Victoria, Australia

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment 35 Grey Street, Timaru
Occupation Storekeeper
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs A. FAIRBROTHER (wife), Stafford Street, Timaru
Religion Church of Christ
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Date 31 August 1955 Age
Place of Death Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
Memorial or Cemetery Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, NSW
Memorial Reference Section C, Row 28
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert Edward Fairbrother was born in 1876 in Victoria, Australia, the son of Robert Fairbrother and his wife Jane Chapman Crammond. Albert married Annie Duckett in 1900 in Victoria. In 1903 he was a shop fitter at Bendigo, Victoria, Annie with him. In 1911, 1914 and 1919 Albert and his wife Annie were in Timaru. There in 1919 was Jane Chapman Fairbrother, widow, Albert's mother. Jane died in about 1929 in Australia. His father had died in 1903 in Victoria, Australia. In 1919 Albert had moved to Hanmer Springs Hospital. Some time after 1919 Albert and Annie have returned to Australia, settling in new South Wales, and Albert working as a nurseryman.


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