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Sidney John Guinness



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sidney John AWMM
  • Surname
    Guinness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sid AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam N39457 AWMM
    • Vietnam 39457 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1946 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Vietnam Unknown AWMM Soldier/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest son of Guyon (Herb) and Doris Guinness. Husband of Carol (nee Gedye); Father of John, Aaron, Kerry-Anne, Kushla, Berdine AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 October 2008 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 27 October 2008

    Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(4), p. 1 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • We miss you Grandad Sid xx
    Public - Matthew and Kaitlyn - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • Miss you Dad. ANZAC Day just isn't the same without you.
    Public - Kushla - Child - 25 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      p. 275 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 27 October 2008 AWMM
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
      Last Post: 2008. 24(4), p. 1 AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Matthew and Kaitlyn WhangamataDirect descendant
25 April 2015KushlaTe Puke, New ZealandChild

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