Philomel Francis Canning Unknown date of birth - Died 4 June 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number14593 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait from The Weekly News; 10 September 1941 - This imag … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPhilomel Francis AWMM SurnameCanning AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14593 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Seaman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 11 Jackson's Terrace, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs I.S.M. Canning (mother), 11 Jackson's Terrace, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number14593 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; Infantry Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Philomel Canning was the son of John Francis Canning and Ivy Selina May Canning (nee Jeffery), of Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death4 June 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathGreece AWMM Death notesGreece AWMM Cemetery namePhaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Grave reference8. B. 19. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Philomel Francis Canning by laying a poppy. Joseph William Canning Louis Canning Philomel Francis Canning Sidney Donald Canning William Canning Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Philomel Francis Canning Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedHMNZT 56 - The kit-bag : the unofficial record of the following units of the Fourteenth Reinforcements on board the "Maunganui", Troopship 56 -- Cape Town : Printed by Cape Times : 1916.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-81870Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 74 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.