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Alan William Buchan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan William AWMM
  • Surname
    Buchan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6026 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 Care of J. Hunter, Fordell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Boswell (mother), care of J. Hunter, Fordell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6026 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alan Buchan was the son of William James Alexander Buchan and of Margaret Mabel Buchan (nee Yardley) of Fordell, Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    CassinoItaly AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM X. K. 16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2608384
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 27 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      An article about the war commemorations in Cassino featured in the New Zealand Herald, 28 May 2004. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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