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Sidney Donald Canning

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New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 3: Royal New Zealand Navy - Telegraphist, Leading Signalman, Signalmen, Ordinary Signalman, Petty Officers (A), Leading Airmen, Engine Room Artificer Third Class, Engine Room Artificers Fourth Class Brown - McLeod (digital photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 3: Royal New Zealand Navy - Telegraphist, Leading Signa …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sidney Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    Canning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 March 1919 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

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1939-1945 WW2 AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    3 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of John Francis and Ivy Selina May Canning of Lyttelton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Mediterranean 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
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2563859
    Sources Used
  • References
    • McKenzie, R. (1970). And quiet now their rest. Wellington N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • The Maltameter [edited by W.H. Gummer] H.M.A.T. 17 "Malta" October and November 1918. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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