MAIR, John Richard Bowen Hogg Dennis
(Service number 73802)

Aliases Enlisted as John Richard MAIR
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Date 15 August 1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment North Street, Timaru
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Annie Jane MAIR (wife), C/o W. Jacquiery, Rolleston Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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Date 23 August 1982 Age 88 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Hasrtings Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block NCH, Plot KK67
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Richard Bowen Hogg Dennis was the son of James and Elizabeth (née Dennis) Mair. His father died in 1908, his mother in 1916, and they are buried at Timaru. John married Annie Jane Jacquiery on 22 October 1917 at St Mary's, Timaru. They had a daughter, John was a clerk for the Defence Department at Timaru when he was called up and enlisted. Jacqualine Fanny Elizabeth born in 1918. John married secondly, in 1932, to Lillian Margaret MacLay who died in 1949.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 November 2019]; Hastings Cemetery burial record (Hastings District Council) [24 November 2019]

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