Sydney Herbert HADDRELL

Regimental number18656
Date of birth9 September 1888
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 10"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, W H Haddrell, West Town, New Plymouth
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Place of enlistmentTrentham
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 9th Reinforcements to 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 26 July 1916
Final rankRifleman
Final unit1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel No 7), Zonnebeke, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Henry Haddrell, Westown, New Plymouth, and the late Mary Ann Haddrell. Native of Bealey, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 October 1916, and marched into Sling Camp.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 October 1916; joined Bn, in the field, and posted to D Company, 4 November 1916.

Wounded in action, 9 November 1916; remained at duty.

Detached to Brigade Headquarters, 25 January 1917; rejoined unit, 18 March 1917.

Killed in action, 12 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 37, p. 15
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 16789891

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