Service Number: 19480

Rank: Petty Officer Stoker

Unit: HMAS Sydney

Service: Royal Australian Navy

Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Date of death: 20 November 1941

Place of death: Indian Ocean

Cause of death: Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial details: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

Source: AWM146 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Allan Ridley Morton Buchanan's name is located at panel 7 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Allan Ridley Morton Buchanan's name is located

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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