Samuel Malcolm BUICK


BUICK, Samuel Malcolm

Service Number: SX8787
Enlisted: 13 July 1940, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fulham, South Australia, 20 August 1908
Home Town: American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, New Guinea, Papua, 27 December 1942, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Grave Reference: B6. B. 14, Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, American River War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Penneshaw Dudley District Hall Roll of Honour WW2, Penneshaw War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

13 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX8787, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
13 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX8787, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Wayville, SA

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Malcolm Lloyd BUICK and Caroline Elizabeth nee LITTLEDIKE

Married Alma Helene SUNDBERG at St Albans Anglican Church, Osmond Street, Kingscote KI 19 April 1930  

The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA: 1907 - 1951) Fri 15 Jan 1943

Killed In Action.

We regret to hear that Mrs S. M. Buick of American River has been informed by the Military Authorities that her husband has been killed in Action in New Guinea. Prior to enlisting he was engaged in farming at the River. He was for several years an active member of the Dudley Rifle Club. Mrs Buick is a daughter of Mrs M. Sundberg of Kingscote, and there is a family of five children. We extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs Buick and family.