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Richard Roy Buckeridge

Portrait of Richard Roy Buckeridge, Auckland Weekly News, 21 May 1941. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19410521-30-22. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Richard Roy Buckeridge, Auckland Weekly News, 21 May 1941. Sir George Grey Special Colle …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Buckeridge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23907 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Seddon Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr J.B. Buckeridge (mother), Kiritehere, Te Kuiti RD, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 23907 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ivy Myrtle Buckeridge, of Te Kuiti AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Coll. grave 13. C. 12-14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2931873
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 62 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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