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Vivian Buckle

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vivian AWMM
  • Surname
    Buckle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Viv AWMM
  • Service number
    47656 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 July 1941 AWMM C/- R.S. Kallu, Waihi, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.M. Buckle (wife), c/- Mrs Butler, Gilmour Street, Waihi, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    47656 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials North Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Divisional Engineers AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 21 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Plumber AWMM
    PaeroaHauraki District AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Spinal deterioration after being injured by detonated Anti-vehicle mine AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of the late Jean and the late Avis

    Suffered spinal deterioration in later life due to war injuries.

    On discharge from army joined Reserve of Officers.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 2012 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 November 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 26 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 November 2012 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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