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Harold William Cannington

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold William AWMM
  • Surname
    Cannington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/205 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 May 1893 AWMM GeelongVictoria AWMM
  • Date of birth
    18 May 1893 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Geelong, Victoria, Australia Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 166 Waimea Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ada Bessie Cannington (mother), 166 Waimea Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/205 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harold Cannington was the son of Walter William and Ada Bessie Cannington, of Nelson, New Zealand. Born at Geelong, Victoria, Australia. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. D. 38. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Nelson Cenotaph Anzac Park Nelson; Nelson College Scriptorium Roll of Honour Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - on site

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Sources

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