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Sydney James Smith

Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops members of staff, who made the supreme sacrifice, 1939-1945. (Photo G.A. Fortune 2004) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney James AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Smithy AWMM
  • Service number
    9129 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
    Unknown AWMM 34 Hillier Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.A. Smith (mother), 34 Hillier Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9129 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Painter AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur and Louisa Alice Smith, of Christchurch AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM 4.F 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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