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Sydney Davies

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Davies AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/895 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 December 1892 AWMM WhangaroaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Consol Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 E.N. Davies (father), Consol Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/895 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
    WW1 17 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Self-employed contractor/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      24 October-23 December-St Andrews Hospital, Malta. Suffered from enteritis. Transferred to the NZGH at Cairo for convalescence from dysentery. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      21 May 1916-Admitted to No.24 General Hospital at Etaples suffering from cowpox. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1916-General Hospital at Etaples suffering from acid burns to face and hands. In December Sydney Davies developed acute sinusitis. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After developing acute sinusitis Sydney Davies was transferred to England for treatment. He arrived at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 19 December 1916. He remained here for the last three months of his life. Source: Church, p.69. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 3, Grave 4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Church, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 177 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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