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Sydney Henry Struthers

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Struthers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 54785 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1879 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WestportBuller District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Struthers (mother), Queen Street, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 54785 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 Salesman/Civilian 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      147 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sydney Struthers was the son of Mrs. L. Struthers, of Queen St., Westport, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 26 July 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 24 September 1917; marched in to NZ Reserve Bn, Brocton, 27 September 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 23 October 1917; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 10 November 1917, and posted to B Company.
    Detached to Divisional Baths, 16 December 1917; rejoined Bn from detachment, 29 December 1917.
    Killed in action, 9 September 1918.

    Mother: Mrs L. Struthers, Queen Street, Westport, Greymouth

    Parents: William (b. Scotland) and Lydia (b. England) Struthers AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 September 1918 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Sp. Mem. A. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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