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Edwin John Sinel

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin John AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1/767 AWMM
    • 8/2315 AWMM
    • 12/2315 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 August 1878 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 9 August 1914 AWMM 5 Peel Street, Richmond, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 12 January 1917 AWMM 9 Kensington Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Beata Mary Sinel (wife), 28 Coyle Street, Edendale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Clarence Babot Sinel (son), 5 Peel Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 7 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Samoa AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/767 AWMM
    • 8/2315 AWMM
    • 12/2315 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 9 August 1914 AWMM
      Age 35 AWMM
      Clerk AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW1 12 January 1917 AWMM
      Age 37 AWMM
      Clerk AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      141 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Bluish grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1915, HS Neuralia; debility AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1915 typhoid AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      October 1915 Cairo enteritis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      November 1915 Embarked on HS Maheno for New Zealand, for change AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      10 August 1917 reported wounded, gun shot wound left leg (fractured fibula), shoulder AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      6 December 1918 admitted Military Hospital, influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Edwin Sinel and Elizabeth Sinel

    Husband of Beata Mary (nee Harvey); divorce 1925. Father of Clarence Babot Sinel b 1899; Phyllis Babot Sinel b 1900; Alma Doreen Sinel b 1902; Thomas Babot Sinel b 1904; Edwin Felix Sinel b1906 and Eileen Maud Matthewson Sinel b 1905 and Gordon Harvey Sinel b 1911.

    He declared three children on his attestation.

    Promoted Sergeant from 1 December 1918.

    Appointed Temporary Staff Sergeant 1 June 1919; promoted Staff Sergeant 13 August 1919.

    Six sons, brothers: Edwin John Sinel (1/767, 8/2315, 12/2315); Hellier Godfrey Sinel (17830); Kenneth Sinel (18862); Philip Mathieson Sinel (33458); Roy Sinel (18061); Wilfred Courtney Sinel (12/293) served in WW1.

    Father Edwin John Sinel (1/767, 8/2315 and son Clarence Babot Sinel (50432) served in WW1.

    Another son, Edwin Felix Sinel (22825) served In WW2 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 August 1952 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Scattered ashes AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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