Herbert James Buchanan DSO, RAN

Born  10 Feb 1902Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Died  15 Mar 1965(63)Sydney NSW

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31 Dec 1915 Cadet
1 Jan 1920 Mid.
1 May 1922 A/S.Lt.
15 Nov 1922 S.Lt.
15 Feb 1924 Lt.
15 Feb 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1938 Cdr.
31 Dec 1944 Capt.
10 Mar 1957 Rear-Admiral (retired)

Retired: 9 Mar 1957


16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
27 Aug 1940 DSO
1 Jan 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jun 1953 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Herbert James Buchanan, RAN

HMS Valentine (i) (L 69)Cdr.Destroyer1 Feb 194015 May 1940
HMS Vanity (L 38)Cdr.Destroyer18 Jun 194024 Feb 1941
HMAS Norman (G 49)Cdr.Destroyer23 Jun 19431 Nov 1944
HMAS Napier (G 97)Cdr.Destroyer2 Nov 194420 Sep 1945

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