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Full Name
James Gordon McMurchy
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
James Gordon
Surname
McMurchy
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ405539
Next of Kin
Donald Richard McMurchy (father), Mayfield, Canterbury, New Zealand
Campaigns
Europe
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death
Europe
Date of Death
29 June 1942
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
Grave Reference
11 E 7
Memorial Name
Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
  • Donald Richard and Barbara McMurchy (nee McKay), Mayfield, Canterbury
  • Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.
Description of Image
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 2 (WW2), names, bronze panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Further References
Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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