FITZSIMMONS, Sydney William
(Service number 60925)

Aliases Sid. Also Sidney William
First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date 18 July 1892 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farrier
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs F. FITZSIMMONS (wife), Sefton Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 34th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 8 February 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

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Post-war Occupations



Date 14 August 1964 Age 72 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 1C, Plot 86
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Sydney William Fitzsimmons was the son of Jarrett and Agnes (née Laurie) Fitzsimmons.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 December 2016]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery Christchurch headstone transcription (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [11 December 2016]

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