Fonds AF2016.022 - Cannings, Kenneth Laverne - Kenneth Laverne Cannings

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AF2016.022 - Cannings, Kenneth Laverne


Kenneth Laverne Cannings


  • 1940-1944 (Creation)
  • 1939-1946 (Creation)

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1 fonds box (Kenneth Laverne Cannings - RCAF WWII - Air Gunner)

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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 4 May, 2016 by Jacqueline Temple. Accessioned and organized in 2016 by Curator Alison Mercer.

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Donated by Jacqueline Temple 4 May, 2016.

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Contains a series of documents and one journal belonging to Pilot Officer Kenneth Laverne Cannings during his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1940 until 1944. The collection includes a journal written by Cannings, detailing his experiences overseas during his training in Bournemouth, Hooton Park, Wellesbourne, Dalton, and Dishforth. A few photographs and documents are also included. Cannings passed away 9 May, 1944 during a bombing raid over Belgium.

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  • English

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2016.022

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta

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  • English



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