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Owen John Cranswick

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  • Service number
    • WWII NZ 3646 AWMM
    • WWII 3646 AWMM
  • Also known as
    John AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cranswick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ 3646 AWMM
    • WWII 3646 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1922 Family source OpotikiBay of Plenty Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Nukuhou North Rural Delivery, Waimana AWMM
    • WW2 Waimana, Bay of Plenty AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Telegraphist Family source
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Morse code operator. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 February 2004 Family source
    Age 81 AWMM
    WhakataneEastern Bay of Plenty Family source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty AWMM Plot 42, RSA Ash Berm AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM

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