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Charles John Canton

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles John AWMM
  • Surname
    Canton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/299 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 August 1879 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C. Canton (father), Featherston Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/299 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late George and Mary Canton of Palmerston North. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I. B. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Wayside Cross, Morero Terrace, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 22 October 2020 - research

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 November 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
10 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
07 June 2015StephenChristchurchResearcher

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