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Cecil Francis Cunningham

Five members of the Gisborne Sheep-farmers Mercantile Co. Ltd. who together have 204 years' service to the company. From left: Messrs Lyndsay Margoliouth (38 years), John Trafford (40 years), Frank Beer (43 years), Eric Knox (42 years) and Cecil Cunningham (41 years). The picture was taken on the occasion of Mr Beer's farewell from the company.

Gisborne Sheep Farmers' Gathering.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 472881 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1914 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Harold Archibald & Alice Bertha CUNNINGHAM Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Tokomaru Bay AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J.D. Cunningham, Tokomaru Bay (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • 1937 Cecil Francis CUNNINGHAM married Joyce Dorothy CAMERON Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage Records


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 472881 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.97 Shop assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.97
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.97
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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About death

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  • Date of death
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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.97 AWMM


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13 September 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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