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Cecil Barton Gannaway

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Portrait, standing outside barracks - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing outside barracks - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Barton AWMM
  • Surname
    Gannaway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33775 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 March 1914 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 January 1940 AWMM Kotemaori, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Arthur Cyril Gannaway (father), Devonshire House, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Mill hand/Civilian AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XI-A, (later 341) Altengrabow, Germany AWMM
      22 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 57 Gruppignano, Udine, Italy AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 73 Italy AWMM
    • WW2
      22 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XI-A Altengrabow, Hanover, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 11 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    140916 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Green AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur Cyril and Lavinia Ada (nee Lawton) Gannaway AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 July 1965 AWMM
    Age 50 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wharerangi Cemetery, Napier, New Zealand AWMM RSA section 15 plot 9 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
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record papers (papers from a Service Record eg Record of Promotions, Reductions, Transfers etc) AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 165 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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