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Gordon Armytage Fairbairn (1892 - 1973)

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Gordon Armytage "Beau" Fairbairn
Born in Clermont Island, Queensland, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Rugby, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Died in Geelong, Victoria, Australiamap
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PARENTS. Frederick William Fairbairn & Rhoda Jane (McLeod) Fairbairn

BIRTH. 20 Jun 1892, Clermont Island, Queensland, Australia

BIRTH. QLD BDM Birth Reg: #C2532/1892
Family name Fairbairn
Given names Gordon Armytage
Father Frederick William
Mother Rhoda Jane McLeod

BIRTH NOTICE. FAIRBAIRN.—On the 20th June, at Clermont Island, the wife of F. W. Fairbairn, Logan Downs, Clermont—a son.

MARRIAGE. 2 Apr 1918, Rugby, Warwickshire, England

MARRIAGE. 2 Apr 1918, Ileene Wilmot Fox Hastings, daughter of Osmond William Toome Westenra Hastings & Mary Caroline Campbell (Tarratt) Hastings

Name Gordon A Fairbairn
Event Type Marriage
Registration Quarter Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year 1918
Registration District Rugby
County Warwickshire
Event Place Rugby, Warwickshire, England
Spouse Name (available after 1911) Fairbairn
Volume 6D, Page 1371, Line Number 112
Fairbairn probably married one of the following people
Name Ileene W F Hastings

MARRIAGE NOTICE. FAIRBAIRN—HASTINGS.—On the 2nd April, at Rugby, England, Major Gordon A. Fairbairn, attached to the Egyptian Army, only son of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Fairbairn, of Endion Flats, South Yarra, to Ileene Hastings, eldest daughter of the Hon. Osmond Hastings, of Bilton, Rugby.


(1) Stuart William Hastings Fairbairn, b. 4 Jan 1921, d. 24 Dec 2014, m. 11 Mar 1949, Virginia Ann Stott, daughter of Ronald Gurney Stott & Mary Ethel Auld (Mosey) Stott
(2) Frederick Logan Fairbairn, b. 16 Mar 1929, d. 5 Jul 2008, m. aft. Jul 1951, Mary Annette Austin, daughter of Ernest William Austin & Julia Ellen (Cox) Austin

(Dec 1946). FAIRBAIRNS OF LOGAN DOWNS. CENTRAL QUEENSLAND FAMILY'S HISTORY. The sale of Logan Downs, Clermont, and the departure from Queensland of Captain and Mrs. G. A. Fairbairn, sever a link which goes right back to the early days of Central Queensland and revives memories of the shearers' strike of 1892. . . .

DEATH. 6 Nov 1973, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

DEATH. VIC BDM Death Reg: #27130/1973
Family name FAIRBAIRN
Given names Gordon Armytage
Event Death
Father's name FAIRBAIRN Frederick William
Mother's maiden name Rhoda (Mcleod)
Place of birth Clermont Queensland
Place of death Geelong
BURIAL. Mount Duneed Cemetery, Mt Duneed Victoria
Gordon Armytage Fairbairn
( - 6 Nov 1973)
BURIAL. Mount Duneed Cemetery
Family name Fairbairn
Given names Gordon
Date of Service 09 Nov 1973
Location MTD-COE-1-807-172

Gordon Fairbairn
Full name Gordon Armytage Fairbairn
Born June 26, 1892, Logan Downs, Queensland, Australia
Died November 5, 1973, Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia (aged 81 years 132 days)
Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
Education Church of England Grammar School, Geelong; Cambridge University
Relation Brother - SG Fairbairn [sic, Cousin, Sydney George Fairbairn, son of Stephen Fairbairn & Ellen (Sharwood) Fairbairn]

Death of Spouse: 9 Aug 1983, Geelong, Victoria, Australia


  • Birth: QLD BDM Birth Reg: #C2532/1892
  • Death: VIC BDM Death Reg: #27130/1973

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