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Arthur Cyril Gannaway

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Portrait, WW2 walking down the street - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2 walking down the street - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Cyril AWMM
  • Surname
    Gannaway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arthur Cyril Gannaway junior AWMM
  • Service number
    460607 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1910 AWMM PahiatuaManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 July 1940 AWMM 259 Hastings Street, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mavis Gannaway (wife), 259 Hastings Street, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    460607 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets 4 years AWMM
    • N Force N-Force R22440250
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      Tattoo of letter A on right wrist AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cerebral haemorrhage, cerebral vascular disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of Arthur Cyril Gannaway (Snr) and Lavinia Ada (nee Lawton).

    Husband of Mavis Evelyn (nee Willis)

    Served in New Zealand for 1 year 276 days and overseas for 82 days AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 March 1974 AWMM
    Age 63 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
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      Military Service Record papers (papers from a Service Record eg Record of Promotions, Reductions, Transfers etc) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 16 AWMM
    • Nominal Rolls - Embarkation N-Force [Norfolk Force Embarkation Rolls], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440218) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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