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John Buchanan Strachan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 711 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 711 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Buchanan AWMM
  • Surname
    Strachan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/3412 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
    Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Strachan (father), Cambria, Central Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/3412 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Mary Strachan of Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand

    Portrait in Scott, K. (2009).p.194 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM 10 C 34 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Scott, K. (2009). Before ANZAC, beyond Armistice : the Central Otago soldiers of World War One and the home they left behind. Auckland, N.Z.: Activity Press. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 699 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

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