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Gordon Lindsay Buckley

Group, WW2, 3 servicemen army and navy left to right: Roderick Brown (31259) Ross Buckley (probably A/1876) and Gordon Buckley (31260), friends, probably taken in Auckland before they embarked (kindly provided by Brown family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, 3 servicemen army and navy left to right: Roderick Brown (31259) Ross Buckley (probably …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Lindsay AWMM
  • Surname
    Buckley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31260 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
    Unknown AWMM 145 Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.E. Buckley (father), 145 Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31260 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Tram conductor/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag IV-D, Torgau, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 5034 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Probably the son of son of Charles Bertram and Ada Florence Buckley of Sandringham, Auckland and the brother of Ross Bertram Buckley (A/1876) who was killed when the Neptune struck several mines and sank off the coast of Tripoli. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 December 1999 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Stout, T.D.M. [1956] New Zealand Medical Services in the Middle East and Italy. Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy at
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Medi.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 28 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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