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Sydney Edward Charles Mathiesen

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 24 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 24 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Edward Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Mathiesen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mathieson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/2195 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1890 AWMM RemueraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ann Maria Mathiesen (mother), Mamie Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 March 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 January 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Telegraph engineer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Malaria 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Jaundice 1916 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Posted as sapper to Trentham 28 January 1916

    Embarked from Wellington, Colombo, Bombay disembarked Basrah 16 April 1916

    Signal Service Depot, Poona 1917

    Wireless Signal Squadron, Baghdad 4 January 1918

    Service in France July 1918, marched into Abbeville 6 September 1918

    Leave to UK 13 September 1918 until 27 September 1918

    Marched into Etaples from 17 October 1918

    Returned to NZ ex Liverpool on the Ajana 7 February 1919 after 3 years 23 days overseas

    Punished for presenting a rusty rifle on inspection 1917

    Surname appears as Mathiesen in Nominal Rolls, as Mathieson in Archives New Zealand AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    10 March 1977 AWMM
    Mount AlbertAuckland 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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  • Memorial name
    Remuera Primary School World War One Gates 1914-1918, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050 AWMM

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