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Thomas Kay Stuart Sidey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Kay Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Sidey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stuart Sidey AWMM
  • Service number
    35002 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35002 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

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Biographical information

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  • Only child of Sir Thomas Kay Sidey and Helena Baxter Sidey.

    Husband of Beryl Thomas; father of Joy Leslie, DrTom Sidey.

    Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) 1968 for services to Dunedin and education

    An early advocate of mobile library service

    Very interested in amateur radio and photography and carried a movie camera throughout his war service, filming Major Freyberg with his troops, and the bombing of Monte Cassino, among other subjects

    Attended Otago Boys High School, then University of Otago graduating with a LLM Hons.

    Barrister and Solicitor

    Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand 1959-1965 Citizens Party

    Deputy Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand 1968

    Dunedin City Council 1947-1950 and 1968-1983

    University of Otago Chancellor 1970-1976

    University of Otago Pro-Chancellor 1959-1970

    University of Otago University Council 1947-1983

    Founder of Wickliffe Press, Dunedin from 1948

    Racehorse breeder AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    28 October 2007 AWMM
    Age 99 AWMM
    WanakaCentral Otago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 October 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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Sources

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  • External links
    Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2DiSi.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • 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 321 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 191 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Borman, C. (1954), pp 238-46,269 AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
      Taylor, A. (1998), p 968 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 October 2007 AWMM
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