Philomel Francis Canning Unknown date of birth - 4 June 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number14593 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSeaman AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM11 Jackson's TerraceLytteltonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs I.S.M. Canning (mother)11 Jackson's TerraceLytteltonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number14593 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforecements AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death4 June 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathGreece AWMM Death notesGreece AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMM Grave reference8. B. 19. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Used 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.