FAIRBROTHER, Leonard Arthur
(Service number 85729)

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Date 4 August 1898 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 43 York Street, Timaru
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment - still serving
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Elizabeth FAIRBROTHER (mother), 43 York street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 21 July 1936 Age 37 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 40, Plot 721
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leonard Arthur Stanley Fairbrother was the fourth son of Edmund and Elizabeth (née Smart) Fairbrother. He was educated at Waimataitai School. In 1921 at Timaru he married Ivy Elizabeth Annie Ennis. His brothers Albert William Fairbrother, Charles Stanley and Robert Edmund Fairbrother all served in World War One. .


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 05 June 2017]; Timaru cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [05 June 2017]

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