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Euan Wilfred McLachlan

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Euan Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    McLachlan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ415266 AWMM
    • WWII 415266 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Wallace Lamont McLachlan (father), "Corwar", Mount Hutt Road, Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ415266 AWMM
    • WWII 415266 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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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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  • Euan McLachlan was the son of Wallace Lamorg McLachlan and Erica McLachlan, of Tinwald, Canterbury. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Durnbach War Cemetery, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany AWMM Coll. grave 4. C. 1-7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand 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/2102348
    Sources Used
  • References
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      Photo from The Weekly News; 12 July 1944 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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