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

Maxwell Vernon Sisson

-

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maxwell Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    Sisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Max AWMM
    • Max Vernin AWMM
  • Service number
    5161 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    4 July 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Robin Street, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Robin Street, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Francis Joseph Sisson (father), Robin Street, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Francis Joseph Sisson (father), Robin Street, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5161 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

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 ›
  • Max Sisson was the son of Francis Joseph Sisson and Amy Harriett (Hariet) Sisson.

    Three of his brothers also served in WW2: Douglas Harvey Sisson (40180); Eric Richard Sisson (40181); and Horace Jack Sisson (196469).

    Listed on the Nominal Roll as Max. Name misspelt as Vernin on Nominal Roll 9. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    1995 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • 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 Maxwell Vernon Sisson by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Maxwell Vernon Sisson

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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 323 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 364 AWMM

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.