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Stephen Sidney Pennefather

Portrait, WW1, studio, postcard stamped, not franked, message, detail (front) (photograph given by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, WW1, studio, postcard stamped, not franked, message, detail (front) (photograph given by f …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stephen Sidney AWMM
  • Surname
    Pennefather AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sid AWMM
    • Sydney Stephen AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/1318 AWMM
    • WWII 28091 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1891 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1914 AWMM Fordell, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1939 AWMM Waimate North, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • O.B. Pennefather (father), Denlair, Fordell, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs H.M. Pennefather (wife), Marne Road, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1942 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Injured between wrist bones in France AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Possibly an appendectomy in 1917 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Suffered a stroke about 1 year before death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in Fiji during WW2 in a noncombatant role

    He was buried in Lower Hutt.

    Address before enlistment recorded on the Nominal Roll 3 as Marne Road. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1982 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    Lower HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • 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: 575 AWMM
    • 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
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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