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William Sydney Ricketts

  • Service number
    WWI 6/3444 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • William Sidney AWMM
    • William Sidney AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 616 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 616 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • William Sydney AWMM
    • William Sydney Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 April 2015 - Birth certificate
  • Surname
    Ricketts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • William Sidney AWMM
    • William Sidney AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3444 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • M Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 April 2015 - Birth certificate
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 April 2015 - Family knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.A. Ricketts (father), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3444 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 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 14/06/1915 Public - Wilma - Child - 5 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment
    21 Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William's name is incorrectly transcribed as Sidney on the Nominal Roll, the correct spelling is Sydney. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1948 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Wai-iti
    Nelson
    New Zealand Public - Wilma - Child - 5 July 2015 - Personal knowledge
  • Cause of death
    Coronary Thrombosis Public - Wilma - Child - 5 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember William Sydney Ricketts by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of William Sydney Ricketts

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  • In memory of Dad ho died 70 years ago today 09/10/2018
    Public - Roger William - Child - 9 October 2018
  • In remembrance of my grandfather, who I've yet to meet.
    Public - Alison Louise - Other Relative - 17 August 2015
  • In memory of my beloved father
    Public - Wilma Mae - Child - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 616 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
09 October 2018Roger WilliamLower Hutt New zealandChild
17 August 2015Alison LouiseUpper Hutt, NZOther Relative
05 July 2015WilmaNelson, New ZealandChild
24 April 2015Wilma MaeNelson, New ZealandChild
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