FAIRBROTHER, Charles Stanley
(Service number 48927)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 6 November 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 43 York Street, Timaru
Occupation Butcher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Edward FAIRBROTHER (mother), 43 York Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements, g Company (part)
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Stanley Fairbrother was the third son of Edmund and Elizabeth (née Smart) Fairbrother. His brothers Albert William Fairbrother and Robert Edmund Fairbrother also served in World War One, and his brother Leonard Arthur Fairbrother also enlisted. Charles married MyrsBennett in 1930.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 05 June 2017]

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