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Ernest Edward John Lanning

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Lanning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Baptist AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 July 1912 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 July 1940 AWMM 12 Haven Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Lanning (mother), Haven Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 November 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • El Alamein AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25234 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 5 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The son of Thomas and Elizabeth Maude Lanning, of Thames

    His parents received the New Zealand Memorial Cross AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. D. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 264 AWMM
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