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Robert John Sims

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Portrait of Rifleman Robert John Sims 40725. Image kindly provided by Jeanette Hayden (May 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Rifleman Robert John Sims 40725. Image kindly provided by Jeanette Hayden (May 2018). Im …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Sims AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40725 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 October 1896 AWMM FairlieCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Fairlie, Timaru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 John Sims (father), Fairlie, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40725 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Sims was the son of John and Annie Sims, of Fairlie, Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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