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Sydney August James Jansen

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Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney August James AWMM
  • Surname
    Jansen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Syd AWMM
  • Service number
    555958 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1906 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1941 AWMM Canal Road, Ngatea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Florence Myra Jansen (wife), Canal Road, Ngatea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    555958 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 1941 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    Share milker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Martyn Henry Jansen and Isabella Jansen (nee Laing). Married Florence Myra Malcolm on 21st December 1935.

    Sydney August James Jansen wrote about his war activities, a copy can be found in the vertical file under Military Biographies. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 April 1997 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Biographies vertical files AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.66 AWMM

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