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William Kerr Buchanan

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Kerr AWMM
  • Surname
    Buchanan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    66057 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 30 Gladstone Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Buchanan (mother), 30 Gladstone Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66057 AWMM
  • Military service
    N Force N-Force R22440250
  • 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 Salesman/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married twice, Rita and later Joyce. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 June 2012 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    OtāhuhuAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 June 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 24 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 June 2012 AWMM
    • Nominal Rolls - Embarkation N-Force [Norfolk Force Embarkation Rolls], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440218) AWMM

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