condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Sydney Hobson

Sydney Moana Hobson from Paparore, Waipapakauri Northland.

Sydney Moana Hobson

No known copyright restrictions.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65501 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Paparore Waipapakauri Northland. Public - Rosemary - Direct descendant - 20 December 2019 - Paparore, Waipapakauri Northland.
  • Birth notes
    Youngest child of Patrick and Sophie Hobson. Public - Rosemary - Direct descendant - 20 December 2019 - Youngest child of Patrick and Sophie Hobson.
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Waipapakauri, New Zealand AWMM
    • Paparore, Waipapakauri Northland. Public - Rosemary - Direct descendant - 20 December 2019 - Paparore, Waipapakauri Northland.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Sophia Hobson (not stated), Waipapakauri, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mother Sophie Hobson nee Murray
      Father Patrick Hobson. Public - Rosemary - Direct descendant - 20 December 2019 - Mother Sophie Hobson nee Murray
      Father Patrick Hobson.
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Rosemary - Direct descendant - 20 December 2019 - Single.

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65501 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    KaitaiaNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Sydney Hobson by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Sydney Hobson

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • I'm Glad you came back to us from that horrible war. I also remember all the good times we had at Franich Street,
    R.I P My Uncle. xoxoxo
    Public - Tui - 20 April 2018
    Report 
  • You are in my heart forever..love you my precious uncle Syd...thank you for serving our country.
    Your niece,Rose Matthews nee Hobson of HOKITIKA.xx🇳🇿
    Public - Rosemary - Other relative - 17 July 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 163 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 December 2019RosemaryHokitika NZDirect descendant
20 April 2018TuiThames, NZOther

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.