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Sydney Donn

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 32 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 32 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Donn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15350 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 September 1893 Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Place of birth
    Ashburton Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Tramway Road, Hamilton Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Donn, sen. (father), Tramway Road, Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15350 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Sling Camp, Etaples Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Painter AWMM
    • 4 April 1916 Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    23 (Born 12 Sep 1893 - in Ashburton) Public - Michael Robert - Other Relative - 19 April 2015 - Family papers

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Sydney Donn was the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Donn, of Tramway Rd., Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand.

      Brother of Robert (73327) AWMM
    • Height: 5'8
      Weight: 144lb
      Colour of eyes: Blue
      Colour of Hair: Brown
      Complexion: Dark
      Religion: Presbyterian Public - Sam - Researcher - 8 October 2016 - Military Personal File

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 September 1918 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM III. E. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3268 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 32 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • The ulima-roarer : a collection of wails & fishy stories, etc., from the Indian Ocean. (1916). [Indian Ocean]: [15th Reinforcements]. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 October 2016SamHamiltonResearcher
19 April 2015Michael RobertWellington, NZOther Relative
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