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Hamish Muir Buchanan

Hamish Muir Buchanan, St Annes-on-sea, [March] 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Hamish Muir Buchanan, St Annes-on-sea, [March] 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hamish Muir AWMM
  • Surname
    Buchanan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Guns Buchanan AWMM
  • Service number
    • C/JX277693 AWMM
    • NZD 2451 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Atlantic AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • C/JX277693 AWMM
    • NZD 2451 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • HMS Ganges AWMM
    • HMS King Alfred AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Bank officer/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Cracked Pelvis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to Haslar Naval Hospital, Gosport, NZ Convalescent Hospital, Eversley. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Last rank held was with RNZNVR as AVGO Auxiliary Vessels, Gunnery Officer.

    Serial Number NZD 2451. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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