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John William Canavan

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1st NZEF, 13/3009 Sgt J W CANAVAN, Auckland Mtd Rifles, died 31 December 1960 aged 89 years. He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Blk RSA Plot 533

John William CANAVAN

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Canavan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 5610 AWMM
    • 629 AWMM
    • 13/3009 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 May 1879 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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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
  • 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
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  • 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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  • His father was named George Canavan. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    31 December 1960 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 December 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Blk RSA Plot 533 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 December 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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10 December 2022Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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