Hyman Buchner

Photograph courtesy of Ben Hirsh

Alias Hyman Waitrock, Viatrock (original name, changed by deed poll to Buchner)

Born 18.08.1891

Place Lodz, Poland

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Samuel Waitrock

Mother Yetta Szech*


Wife Margaret Ann Violet Buchner (nee Armstrong), married in 1921

Residence before arrival at Australia Scotland 12 years

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 04.1909
per Suffolk
disembarked at Melbourne

Residence before enlistment Melbourne, New Zealand in 1911-1912, Melbourne

Occupation 1915 tailor (presser); 1933 mantle manufacturer, 1940 barman

Service 1
service number 5059
enlisted 27.12.1915
POE Melbourne
unit 5th Battalion, 57th Battalion, 59th Battalion, 60th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1919
casualties WIA 1916, 1918
final fate RTA 16.03.1919
discharged 13.07.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number N99186
enlisted 22.10.1940
POE Paddington, NSW
unit HQ E C (catering services)
rank Private; Acting Corporal
discharged 13.02.1942 MU

Naturalisation 1933

Residence after the war Melbourne, Sydney, Queensland, NSW, 1940 Sydney

Died 11.11.1967, Heidelberg, Victoria


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

WWI Assistance and medical file (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

* Family tree on Ancestry.com

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