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Thomas Philip Sidney

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/590 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Private (MM) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Thomas Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Sidney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/590 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 July 1883 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 July 1883 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Albert Hiki Sidney (son), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    • married Turihana RURU
      father of 4 children Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian E F & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/590 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    > Corporal > Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 March 2016 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    18 Oct 1916 - awarded The Military Medal for Bravery in the Field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    32yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • DEEDS OF GALLANTRY - Pioneer Battalion Sergt. R. Angel, Private H. Rawhiti, Sergt, W R Bennett, Sergt. Rotoatara, Corporal R H Flutey, Corporal T. P. Sidney, Corporal R. Otehe. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14169, 11 December 1916, Page 5

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1947 Public Source
  • Date of death
    1 October 1947 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    64yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Te Karaka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block S; Plot 207; Warrant # 6025 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7816973
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 661 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2019Karen LouiseTe Kopuru, Kaipara, New Zealand Direct descendant
08 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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