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Sidney Rippon

Portrait of Private Sidney Rippon, Auckland Weekly News, 30 December 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collection, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19421230-22-48. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Sidney Rippon, Auckland Weekly News, 30 December 1942. Sir George Grey Special C …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sidney AWMM
  • Surname
    Rippon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 24262 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
    Te Whau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N.C. Rippon (wife), 28 Fleet Street, Newtown, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 24262 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Military Hospital, Colonia Fara, Chiavari POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 31 October 1942 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Military hospital. Colonia, Tara Chiavari. Acute appendicitis. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sidney Rippon was the son of Herbert Henry Rippon and of Emily Rippon, (nee Harrison) of Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Nancy Catherine Rippon, of Point Chevalier, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Milan War Cemetery, Italy AWMM III. B. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 402 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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