Roll of Honour Allan Ridley Morton Buchanan

Service number 19480
Rank Petty Officer Stoker
Unit HMAS Sydney (II)
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
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, England, 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).

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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

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War Graves

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