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Full Name
Farquhar James McKerchar
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Farquhar James
Surname
McKerchar
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
10989
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Grocer's Assistant
Next of Kin
Mr D. McKerchar (father), Lochiel, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
14 Exeter Street, Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
23 Canto
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 119
Campaigns
Italy
Military Awards
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)
Last Unit Served
20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
17 December 1943
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1943
Cemetery Name
Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IX. C. 38.
Biographical Notes
Farquhar McKerchar was the son of Duncan C. McKerchar and of E. Lydia McKerchar (nee Lindsay), of Lochiel, Southland, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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