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George Albert Canning
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1902
Death: Apr. 23, 1944

George Albert Canning-Chief Motor Machinist's Mate, US Navy was born June 1, 1902 and died overseas April 22, 1944 at age 41. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery May 3, 1948. Before joining the Navy, Chief Canning also worked in the Carboloy division of General Electric Co. in Cleveland and was also a construction engineer for the Floyd Stein Co. of Euclid, Ohio.

His wife, Kathleen, was born 1905 in West VA and was living in Detroit when George was buried; a son, George, born 1928 in Calif. was with the United States Army in Korea; a daughter, Shirley Ann, and a brother, Henry lived in Cleveland, Ohio.

Source: Cleveland News; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #013.

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  Kathleen T Canning (1904 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 4049
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49163352
George Albert Canning
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George Albert Canning
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Honoring a US Navy sailor who died too young overseas at age 41.
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 Added: Sep. 30, 2013

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 Added: Mar. 29, 2012

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