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Mervyn Desmond Conning

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Conning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2335 AWMM
    • WWII 2335 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 July 1923 AWMM MorrinsvilleWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Conning (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Far East (Air Force) AWMM
    • Burma AWMM
    • Far East AWMM
    • Far East (Air Force) AWMM
    • Pacific AWMM
    • British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2335 AWMM
    • WWII 2335 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Tamaki, Philomel AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 January 1941 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Mechanic/Military 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Enteritis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • During the course of his service Mervyn Conning was admitted to the Bombay Naval Hospital

    Husband of Isobel: Father of Bunny, Barbara, Barry, Brian AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 2013 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    Point ChevalierAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 February 2016jason glenn wilson aka raymond paul newportte awamutuOther

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