Studio portrait of 19480 Petty Officer Stoker (PO Sto) Allan Ridley Morton Buchanan, HMAS Sydney ...

Unit HMAS Sydney (1935-1941)
Accession Number P09175.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Egypt: Alexandria
Date made 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 19480 Petty Officer Stoker (PO Sto) Allan Ridley Morton Buchanan, HMAS Sydney II, of Malvern, Victoria. PO Sto Buchanan enlisted in the RAN on 4 December 1929. He was killed in action, aged 33, when HMAS Sydney II was sunk in the Indian Ocean by the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran on 20 November 1941.