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Victor Cecil Sisarich

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Sisarich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sonny AWMM
  • Service number
    5225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 September 1916 AWMM New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 October 1939 AWMM Brougham Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr V.Sisarich (father), Brougham Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 January 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5225 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Cook/Military AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Sisarich was the son of Vincent and Matilda Sisarich of New Plymouth.

    Referring to the death of Victor Sisarich his brother and sister wrote "what more could one give?" AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Plot 2, Row A, Grave 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland Domain, an Olive Tree (Olea europaea) planted close to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the grounds of the Auckland Domain commemorates those who fought on Crete in 1941. AWMM

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  • Forever grateful to an Uncle and his comrades, never met never forgotten.
    Public - Penny Angela - Other Relative - 17 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/937087
    Sources Used
  • 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 165 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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17 April 2015Penny AngelaNew ZealandOther Relative
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