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Sydney Philip Aldridge

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Aldridge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421956 AWMM
    • WWII 421956 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs S.A. Aldridge (wife), 4 Somerset Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421956 AWMM
    • WWII 421956 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Lost on a transit flight AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sydney Aldridge was the son of Arthur Norman and Lily Aldridge; husband of Shirley Amelia Aldridge, of Mount Roskill, Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    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
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mt Roskill War Memorial, War Memorial Park, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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