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Sydney Simon Blackie

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  • Service number
    WWII 8390 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Sydney Simon Blaickie AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Pte Sydney Simon BLAICKIE 8390. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block G110. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte Sydney Simon BLAICKIE 8390. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Simon AWMM
  • Surname
    Blackie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sydney Simon Blaickie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8390 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 December 1912 BDM, deaths New Zealand BDM, deaths
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 40 Herriot Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Eileen Marie Blackie (wife), 40 Heriot Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8390 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary Ann and William John Blackie. Husband of Eileen Marie (nee Wall), married 1934. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 4 April 2001 BDM, deaths; Cemetery record
      Age 88 AWMM
      OamaruOtago BDM, deaths; Cemetery record
    • 31 March 2001 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
    • 31 March 2001 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - Received a phone call on that date saying my grandfather had been found dead by my cousin.
    • 31 March 2001 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - Received a phone call on that date saying my grandfather had been found dead by my cousin.
  • Age at death
    • 88 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - He was my grandfather and did not survive to see his 89 th birthday.
    • 88 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - He was my grandfather and did not survive to see his 89 th birthday.
  • Place of death
    • Oamaru, South Island Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - He died at his residence.
    • Oamaru, South Island Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - He died at his residence.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Ashes AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block G1, Plot 10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    • Block G1, G1-PLOT-0010 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - This is where his ashes were buried and his plague still remains
    • Block G1, G1-PLOT-0010 Public - Simon - Direct descendant - 26 July 2019 - This is where his ashes were buried and his plague still remains
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 19 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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26 July 2019SimonSydney AustraliaDirect descendant

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