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Philip Matheson Sinel

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  • Service number
    WWI 33458 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Matheison AWMM
    • Philip Mathieson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
1/4 portrait of Gunner Sinel (probably Philip Mathieson) Reg No 33458, of the Otago Infantry Battalion.  Entry in Schmidt register is for P D Sinel (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-S3493. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Gunner Sinel (probably Philip Mathieson) Reg No 33458, of the Otago Infantry Battali …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Matheson AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Matheison AWMM
    • Philip Mathieson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33458 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Therese Sinel (wife), C/o Thomas Edwin Sinel, 3 Peel Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33458 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Jeweller/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Eliza Jamie Sinel and Thomas Edwin Sinel.

    Husband of Therese nee Morgan Sinel, married 1916.

    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.

    Middle name spelled incorrectly as Matheson on the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    1964 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes scattered AWMM
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