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Solomon Ah Sin

  • Service number
    WWI 60750 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Ah Sin Soloman AWMM
    • Ah Sin Solomona AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Roll of honour, listing World War 1 soldiers from the Cook Islands, courthouse, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Ref: 1/1-006730-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23180172

Roll of honour, listing World War 1 soldiers from the Cook Islands, courthouse, Avarua, Rarotonga, C …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Solomon AWMM
  • Surname
    Ah Sin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ah Sin Soloman AWMM
    • Ah Sin Solomona AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60750 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 May 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RarotongaCook Islands Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mautakaikura Ah Sin, Vaine (wife), Nikao, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60750 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Baker/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: embarked Wellington ,13 June 1918, on board SS 'Manuka',13 June 1918; embarked Sydney, 24 June 1918, on board HMAT ?Port Lyttleton?; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 16 July 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 August 1918, and posted to Raratogan Company, Training Regiment, Ismailia.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HMT 'Malta', 12 January 1919; discharged, 20 March 1919.
    Total war service: 1 year 33 days (of which 230 days were abroad)
    Medal: British War Medal

    Parents: Ah Sin (b. China) and Mangaia

    Next of kin/Family member/s: Mauta Kaikura Ah Sin (Wife), Ah Sin (Father) born China, Makienge (Mother) born Mangaia AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1963 AWMM
    RarotongaCook Islands AWMM
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Catholic Cemetery, Panama, Rarotonga, Cook Islands AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      85: 18 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
      p.134 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM

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