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Alexander BUCHANAN

Regimental number13465
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolFlinders St State School, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingSchool of Music, Adelaide, SA
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrician
Address198 Gillies Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lexy Buchanan, 198 Gillies Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 3, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularContraced influenza at Beaumont, Belgium; died at 5th Casualty Clearing Station.
FateDied of disease 5 March 1919
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sous-le-Bois), Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lexy BUCHANNAN, 198 Gilles Street, Adelaide, South Australia

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