|Place of birth||Bathurst, New South Wales|
|School||Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, J.H. Fairbairn, 70 Fern Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Hamel, France|
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Henry and Ruth FAIRBAIRN|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 February 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty at Zeitoun, 18 February 1916.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 6 March 1916 (gonorrhoea); discharged, 14 May 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 70 days.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 18 May 1916 (venereal disease); discharged to duty, 31 July 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 6 August 1916; disembarked England, no date stated.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 September 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 24 September 1916.
Taken on strength of 13th Bn, Belgium, 4 October 1916.
Admitted to hospital, 5 October 1916 (gonorrhoea); transferred to No 12 Australian Field Ambulance, 6 October 1916 (sub acute gonorrhoea); to No 17 Casualty Clearing Station; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 7 October 1916; to No 18 General Hospital, Camiers, 8 October 1916; discharged, 11 November 1916, and marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 37 days.
Rejoined 13th Bn, 14 December 1916.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 11 April 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 16 July 1917.
Admitted to No 13 Australian Field Ambulance, 26 July 1917 (abscess, right leg, and scabies); transferred to 4th Australian Divisional Rest Station, 26 July 1917; to No 50 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1917; to No 4 Stationary Hospital, Arques, 16 August 1917; rejoined unit, 26 August 1917.
On leave, 1 September 1917; rejoined unit, 15 September 1917.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 21 September 1917 (furunculosis, swelling gland, right groin); transferred to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 21 September 1917; to No 30 Ambulance Train, 21 September 1917; to No 7 Canadian General Hospital, 22 September 1917; discharged, 8 October 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 10 October 1917.
Admitted to No 39 General Hospital, 14 October 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged, 8 November 1917, and marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 8 November 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 26 days.
Proceeded to unit, 11 November 1917; rejoined 13th Bn, 29 November 1917.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 30 November 1917 (sprained left elbow, severe); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 30 November 1917; to No 3 General Hospital, Le Treport, 30 November 1917; discharged, 18 December 1917; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 19 December 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 27 December 1917; rejoined 13th Bn, 4 June 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FAIRBAIRN Norman Stanley Bathurst|