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Winston Stanley Cannell

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_004. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_004. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winston Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cannell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ413814 AWMM
    • WWII 413814 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1916 AWMM CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Peria, Waikato AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. P. Cannell of Peria, Matamata AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ413814 AWMM
    • WWII 413814 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 July 1941 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in air accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Percy and Winifred Cannell, Peria.

      Attended Matamata District High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM
    • Son of Percy Cannell, (died 28th August 1947, age 67) and of Winifred Cannell (née Hooker - died 10th July 1969, aged 82), of Peria, Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand. Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 25 April 2022 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/cannell-winston-stanley.html
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 November 1941 AWMM
    OhakeaManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matamata Public Cemetery, Peria Road, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM 33. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.120 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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25 April 2022KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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