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John Finlayson Cardno

Photograph of Private John Cardno, titled "Johnny Cardno Gallipoli".Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira - G W Thomson Collection - PH-2003-1-71. No known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Private John Cardno, titled "Johnny Cardno Gallipoli".Auckland War Memorial Museum - T …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Finlayson AWMM
  • Surname
    Cardno AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • John Finleyson Cardno AWMM
    • Johnny AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/317 AWMM
    • WWII 3/18/439 AWMM
    • WWII 3/18/439 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 August 1888 Military personnel file AberdeenScotland Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM King's Crescent, Caversham, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre Dec 1941 AWMM 34 Moreau Street, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Isabella Cardno (mother), 120 Mellish Street, Millwall, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Nov 1915 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded AWMM
    • 1940 AWMMHeight, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 4.5 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Hilda Annie nee Dowsett, married 2 March 1919.

    Typo on the WW1 Embarkation Nominal Roll name spelled as John Finleyson Cardno. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 14 January 1966 Military personnel file
      DunedinOtago Military personnel file
    • 14 January 1966 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 31S, Plot 12 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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