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James Leslie Buchanan

Portrait, WW1, Leslie Buchanan photographed at Schmidt Studios in his Quartermaster Sergeant's uniform in the 3rd. Auckland Mounted Rifles July 8, 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, WW1, Leslie Buchanan photographed at Schmidt Studios in his Quartermaster Sergeant's unifo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Buchanan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2512 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1892 AWMM PonsonbyAuckland City AWMM
    Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 July 1915 AWMM Clifton Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Buchanan (father), Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2512 AWMM
  • Military service
    3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 July 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Accountant/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1917 sick AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      April 1918 wounded AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Injured in leg on Western Front AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He lost a leg after the war as a result of injuries sustained on the Western Front. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 90 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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