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Joseph Shirley Buxton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Shirley AWMM
  • Surname
    Buxton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 33031 AWMM
    • WWII 33031 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1899 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 27 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss M. Buxton (sister), 43 Grange Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joseph Buxton was the son of William Shirley Buxton, and of Rachel Buxton (nee Dailey), of Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14. A. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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