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John Cavanagh

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 66), Page: 21 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cavanagh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 51333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 September 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RivertonSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Cavanagh (mother), Tuatapere, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 51333 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 Railway porter/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Cavanagh was the son of Michael and Mary Cavanagh, of Papatotara, Southland, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 9 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 August 1917, and marched in to 5th Reserve Bn, Tidworth.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 18 October 1917; joined B Company, 3rd Bn, in the field, 25 October 1917.
    Killed in action, 4 October 1918.

    Parents: Michael and Mary Cavanagh, Papatotara, Southland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM V. A. 9. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

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